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Vasiliy Livanov is Sherlock Holmes in “The Bloody Inscription” (1979) – reviewed by George

At the beginning this bit of conversation: Holmes (Vasiliy Livanov): (displeased at the recent failures of the criminal class) “They can no longer accomplish even the simplest things. No, the criminal world is definitely degenerating.” Watson (Vitaly Solomin): “One can … Continue reading

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Peter O’Toole is the voice of Sherlock Holmes in “A Study in Scarlet” – reviewed by George

This is one of four animated tellings of Holmes stories from 1984. It is designed for children, and I believe, for children 10 to 13 years of age. There is a Junior Sleuth Stumper on the DVD case using a … Continue reading

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Peter Cushing is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1968), Episode 15, “A Study in Scarlet”- reviewed by George

In 1964-1965 the BBC broadcast a Sherlock Holmes series consisting of 13 30-minute black-and-white episodes starring Douglas Wilmer and Nigel Stock. The surviving 11 episodes have been reviewed on bickeringcritics and can be read in the July 2017 collection of … Continue reading

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Reginald Owen as Sherlock Holmes in “A Study in Scarlet” (1933) – reviewed by George

This film was released May 14, 1933. It has a Screenplay by Robert Florey and was Directed by Edwin L. Marin. The star, Reginald Owen, is credited with Continuity and Dialogue. This detail is interesting because the film is so … Continue reading

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