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Sherlock Holmes (1932) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by William K. Howard and produced by William K. Howard.

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 31, 2019 From 4 Star Films

“Elementary My Dear Watson” owes its indelible stature in the lexicon hall of fame to this second installment in 20th Century Fox’s Sherlock Holmes series. The studio?obviously did not gather the phrase to have that much resonance as they gave up on the franchise only to have it be... Read full article


NOIRVEMBER NUGGET: Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)

on Nov 26, 2018 From Caftan Woman

Twentieth Century Fox had success with their two period dramas based on Arthur Conan Doyle's continually popular detective, Sherlock Holmes. Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce were most felicitously paired in The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes in 1939. It fell to Unive... Read full article


When Sherlock Holmes Was Young

By Rick29 on May 11, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Nicholas Rowe as a teenage Sherlock. Holmes purists may quibble that Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) is an insult to the classic mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. After all, Holmes and Watson certainly didn’t meet as schoolboys, as this movie implies. But let those hardcore fans quibble all t... Read full article


When Sherlock Holmes Was Young

By Rick29 on May 11, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Nicholas Rowe as a teenage Sherlock. Holmes purists may quibble that Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) is an insult to the classic mysteries of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. After all, Holmes and Watson certainly didn’t meet as schoolboys, as this movie implies. But let those hardcore fans quibble all t... Read full article


SPENDING TIME WITH SHERLOCK: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)

on Jan 11, 2017 From Caftan Woman

20th Century Fox, especially under the auspices of Darryl Zanuck in the 1930s, was adept and successful at historical dramas and literary adaptations. Consider the quality and entertainment value in Lloyds of London, Steamboat 'Round the Bend, Wee Willie Winkie, Kidnapped, Jesse James, Young Mr. Lin... Read full article


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