About the film
based on novel or book king doppelgänger double
Lelíček in the Services of Sherlock Holmes
Release Date: March 25, 1932
|Writers||:||Václav Wasserman, Ruda Jurist, Karel Tobis, Fráňa Vodička, Hugo Vavris|
The Portorican prime minister asks British detective Sherlock Holmes to find a twin for King Fernando XXIII, a weak and frightened man who fears anarchists and does not want to show himself in public. Holmes finds in the Czech newspapers a photo of the perfect double, František Lelíček, a daring bon vivant drowned in debt, so when Holmes offers him money, Lelíček decides to travel to Portorico and play the role.