Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Many Watsons – Hubert Willis

We’ve all heard the name of the famous silent film star Eille Norwood who played Holmes in the early 1920’s (both on film and stage) but little is actually on record about his co-star Hubert Willis who played Dr. Watson. … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – David Burke

David Burke is the best of all the Dr. Watsons. Yes, personal opinion, for what it’s worth. Edward Hardwicke did a very fine job but Burke had the benefit of starting the Granada TV series and setting the standard. He … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Ben Kingsley

“Without A Clue” is one of my favorite movies of all time. Forget the fact that I am a Holmes/Watson fan; it’s just a great movie. Michael Caine is brilliant as Holmes (well, brilliantly dim) and Ben Kingsley is superb … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Gareth David-Lloyd

Okay, I admit that this movie taught me a new term, “Mock Buster”. Evidently this is where a small budget company churns out a  low budget film using the same name as a current “Block Buster” movie and sucks in … Continue reading

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