- Rated: PG
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 2 hours, 4 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: December 15, 2009
- Originally Released: 1979
- Label: Lions Gate
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Audio Commentary with Co-Producer /Director Bob Clark
- Behind-the-Scenes Stills Gallery
- Poster and Stills Gallery
- Theatrical Trailer
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Variety - 01/24/1979
"...Plummer's Holmes is just as shrewd, logical and surprisingly emotional as necessary....A visual stew that is both engrossing and entertaining..."
New York Times - 02/09/1979
"...A good deal of uncomplicated fun..."
Christopher Plummer and James Mason take on the roles of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in this entertaining mystery-thriller. The famous sleuth and his loyal sidekick try to figure out the identity of Jack the Ripper and stop the madman's killing spree once and for all. In the process, they uncover a conspiracy involving the Freemasons and members of the royal family.
- Co-produced by Ambassador Films (UK), Decree Productions and Saucy Jack.
- Released theatrically in New York City February 9, 1979.
- Color by Metrocolor.
- Additional cast: Peter Jonfield (William Slade).