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La Cycliste solitaire (educational movie 1989)

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La Cycliste solitaire (1989)

La Cycliste solitaire (The Solitary Cyclist) is a French educational movie of the series Le Chemin des écoliers (The Schoolchildren's Path) produced by the Centre National de Documentation Pédagogique (CNDP) of the Ministère de l'Éducation Nationale, adapted by Claudine Cerf and directed by Jacqueline Margueritte, released in 1989, starring Jean Clément as Sherlock Holmes and Philippe Nahon as Dr. Watson. 16 minutes.

The movie doesn't show the entire story, it ends when Violet Smith is kidnapped. And the movie is followed by a 3-minute biography of Arthur Conan Doyle told by Watson.

This is an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's short story : The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist (1891).

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© Photos : CNDP.



  • Director : Jacqueline Margueritte
  • Director Assistant : Jean-Luc Le Foll
  • Adaptation : Claudine Cerf
  • Producers : Jean-Claude Péré, Évelyne Chevallier, Raymonde Tendron
  • Producer Assistant : Monique Catusse
  • Cinematography : Philippe Carré
  • Camera Operator : Jean-Lou Alexandre
  • Camera Assistant : Michel Hubert
  • Sound : Marie-Odile Dupont
  • Sound Assistant : Jean-Marc Baudoin
  • Mixing : Marie-Odile Dupont
  • Electricity : Georges Fillatre
  • Grip : Yoshka Turner, Denis Wérion
  • Make-Up : Valérie Declef
  • Set Decoration : Alain Gilbert
  • Costumes : Alain Gilbert
  • Decoration Constructor : Claude Garnier
  • Props : Pierre Gallotte
  • Intern : Pascal Soret
  • Script : Emily Faggianelli
  • Music : Jean-Claude Péré
  • Editor : Hassen Lambert