The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It


Release Date 1977-09-18
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The Strange Case of the End of Civilization as We Know It

The Strange Case of the End of Civilisation as We Know It is a 1977 comedy starring John Cleese. It is a low-budget spoof of the Sherlock Holmes detective series, as well as the mystery genre in general.

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Actors & Characters

Ron Moody Ron Moody Dr. Henry Gropinger Dr. Henry Gropinger
Arthur Lowe Arthur Lowe Dr. William Watson, M.D. Dr. William Watson, M.D.
Denholm Elliott Denholm Elliott English Delegate English Delegate
Stratford Johns Stratford Johns Chief Commisioner Blocker Chief Commisioner Blocker
John Cleese John Cleese Arthur Sherlock Holmes Arthur Sherlock Holmes
Holly Palance Holly Palance Air Hostess Air Hostess
Joss Ackland Joss Ackland President President
Christopher Malcolm Christopher Malcolm The Other CIA Man The Other CIA Man
Nick Tate Nick Tate 1st Australian 1st Australian
Bill Mitchell Bill Mitchell Klein Klein


Kenneth Higgins Cinematography
Joseph McGrath Director
Rusty Coppleman Editor
Ivor Slaney Music
Humphrey Barclay Producer
Jack Hobbs Writer
John Cleese Writer
Joseph McGrath Writer