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INTERVIEW: David G. Hardy, Artist & Other Sherlock Inspired Artistry

Sherlock Holmes has inspired many creators since it first appeared in the late 19th Century. I have had the chance to interview pastiche writers, but I had to reach out to my good friend David G. 399 more words

Sherlock Holmes

McKellen's Holmes Is One We Haven't Met Before

Mr. Holmes
Three stars (out of four)
PG (thematic elements, some disturbing images, incidental smoking)
104 minutes
For Antelope Valley moviegoers, the film will continue playing through next week at the BLVD Cinemas in Lancaster. 869 more words

Growing Old with Sherlock Holmes

I sought relief from the oppressive summer heat in Washington this past Sunday in the refuge of an air-conditioned movie theater. There I indulged in an afternoon artistic treat—the watching of the British movie, Mr. 459 more words

A row with the Conan-Doyle estate - 80 years ago - led to Universal's classic film series that inspired today's Sherlock

Sherlock creators, Mark Gatiss and Stephen Moffatt say that the inspiration for their acclaimed adaptation of the Conan-Doyle stories came, in part, from an admiration of the 1940s films starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. 498 more words

Film & TV

Captain Blood

Released:  1935

Cast:  Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone, Ross Alexander

Oscar Nominations:  Best Picture, Best Director (Michael Curtiz), Best Writing, Screenplay (Casey Robinson), Best Sound, Recording (Nathan Levinson), Best Music, Score (Leo F. 949 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) Roy William Neill

Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) Roy William Neill
Produced by Howard Benedict, Roy William Neill (uncredited)
Screenplay by Bertram Millhauser, Lynn Riggs
Based (loosely) on “The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle… 558 more words


The Bishop Murder Case; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Originally released 3 Jan 1930
Written by Lenore J. Coffee
Directed by David Burton and Nick Grindé

Starring Basil Rathbone, Roland Young, and Leila Hyams… 706 more words