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Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’s Smarter Brother, The (TCF 1978, Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn)



Gene Wilder borrows from master Mel Brooks’s book in this comedy about Sherlock’s less well known brother, who takes his famous relative’s case overflow. Great 1970s comedy ensemble.

Mel Brooks has a vocal cameo in The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes’s Smarter Brother, as the voice of the criminal who must choose between the lady and the tiger.

production details
USA | Twentieth Century Fox | 91 minutes | 1978

Director: Gene Wilder
Producer: Richard A. Roth
Cinematography: Gerry Fisher
Editor: Jim Clark
Music: John Morris
Script: Gene Wilder
Production Designer: Terence Marsh
Costume Designer: Ruth Myers
Choreographer: Alan Johnson