by Bob Clark (Murder by Decree, GB, 1979, 2h04, vostf)

starring Christopher Plummer, James Mason, David Hemmings, Susan Clark, Anthony Quayle, John Gielgud, Donald Sutherland, Geneviève Bujold

In the late nineteenth century, the inhabitants of the district of Whitechapel in London are terrorised by a series of murders targeting prostitutes. With the police investigation floundering, they turn to Sherlock Holmes to solve the mystery. He ends up uncovering a conspiracy that leads him to the royal family itself.