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Sherlock Holmes And The Leading Lady was a made for TV movie that debuted in 1991. One of several Holmes movies that were made in the '90s. It stars character actor Christopher Lee as Sherlock Holmes, Patrick Macnee as Doctor John Watson, The woman, better known as Irene Adler, is played by the actress Morgan Fairchild. It was shot in a number of areas, those being Austria, London, and Luxembourg. It takes place in 1910 when Sherlock's brother, Mycroft Holmes, has a job for his younger brother. He asks him and his old friend, John Watson, to go on a trip to find a stolen prototype that is said to be a device that is an electro-magnetic bomb detonator. Its last known location was seen in Vienna. Holmes and Watson travel to their destination, and while they are there, run into the woman AKA Irene Adler. Adler took up her old profession, Opera Singing. Sherlock and John are on a mission to find the device, which will end up saving Vienna and their emperor, named Franz Joseph I of Austria. Franz Joseph I is a target of assassinators, who also stole the prototype, and it is Sherlock Holmes and Watsons job to save the emperor, and the Opera House where Adler consequently works. They save them from the assassinators, who are Balkan Terrorists. Upon saving the emperor. Upon retrieving the prototype, they end up taking down the terrorists, Sherlock and Watson prevent World War I. There happen to be many historical figures who make an appearance in Sherlock Holmes And The Leading Lady. The two most notable being Sigmund Freud along with an appearance of Elliot Ness. This three hour long movie shows Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson as elderly gentlemen preventing yet another perplexing chaotic mishap in Europe.