Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson is a 1979 Soviet film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novels about Sherlock Holmes. Directed by Igor Maslennikov, it is the first of a 5-part TV film series (divided into 11 episodes) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The film is divided into two episodes: "The Acquaintance" (, based on the 1892 short story "The Adventure of the Speckled Band") and "Bloody Inscription" (, based on the 1887 novel A Study in Scarlet).