Baron von Leinsdorf stunt (Alf Joint) jacket
An original costume used in the production of The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, the 1976 Sherlock Holmes movie based on the novel by Nicholas Meyer.
This is the jacket worn by noted stunt performer Alf Joint doubling for Jeremy Kemp in his role as the dishonourable Baron Von Leinsdorf. Joint is a noted stunt man who specialised in falls and fight scenes, having already appeared in James Bond pictures he went on to work on the Superman film series and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and served as a mentor to prolific stunt man Vic Armstrong. This jacket was worn by Alf Joint in numerous stunt sequences in the movie while doubling the Baron, most notably in the fight sequence aboard the Orient Express.
Constructed from thick blue wool, lined to the interior, with decorative red braid detailing and complex fastenings to the cuffs the jacket was bespoke made by world famous industry costumiers Bermans and Nathans for the movie and features its original label to the interior which is type written 'ALF JOINT', 9943', 7 PERCENT SOLUTION'.
The costume remains in excellent production used condition with some bleeding of the blue colour to the interior lining, otherwise very fine.
An impressive wardrobe artefact from this highly regarded Sherlock Holmes adventure.
|Movie / TV Show||Seven-Per-Cent Solution (The)|