Category Archives: Holmes

The Many Watsons – Val Bettin

The Great Mouse Detective is one of my favorite animations. Not because of the animation itself (there are many better quality ones), but because of the story and the quality of the voice actors involved as well as the imagination … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Ian Hunter

The Sign 0f Four (1932), with Arthur Wontner as Holmes and Ian Hunter as Watson is an interesting tweak on the original story. Ian Fleming had been Wontner’s usual Watson. The story was “updated”, that is, it was moved from … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Athole Stewart

Mr. Athole Stewart continues the list of single appearance Dr. Watsons. His single outing, however, is really quite notable. The movie was “The Speckled Band”. The year was 1931 and the talking pictures were still in their infancy, especially in … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – More to Come

The list of Watsons that have filled the silver screen, the television tube and trod the boards now seems endless. We have covered two score and two at this point. Some bad but the vast majority pretty darn good in the part. … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Dudley Moore

I am almost at a loss as to how to review the performance of the main characters in the 1978 movie The Hound of the Baskervilles with Peter Cook as Holmes and Dudley Moore as Watson. I understand conceptually that … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Bernard Fox

I am told by a trusted colleague that he considers this the worst Holmes movie ever made. I respectfully disagree and have previously in this blog given my opinion of the worst Holmes film around. For some reason though, both … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – John Rhys-Davies

Okay, this one is just for fun. My wife gave me this straight-to-video cartoon for Christmas and I must admit I enjoyed it. While not a laugh fest for those who do not appreciate slap-stick humor (I admit I do) … Continue reading

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The Many Watsons – Harry Reeves-Smith

The very first talking film that starred Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson was The Return of Sherlock Holmes with Clive Brook as Holmes and Harry Reeves-Smith as Doctor Watson. The movie is probably best known as having been the first … Continue reading

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Great News About Holmes & the Irish Rebels!

The following comes from our friendly publisher: MX Publishing. Top Ten New Sherlock Holmes Books For Amazon Kindle Many lucky Holmes fans will be opening their Christmas stocking and retrieving a shiny new Amazon Kindle (if you believe the hype … Continue reading

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Kind Words from the Sherlock Holmes Society of London

Latest Review of Sherlock Holmes and the Irish Rebels “Kieran McMullen has once more combined his expertise as a military historian and former soldier with his devotion to Sherlock Holmes, and he’s added a third element – his own heritage … Continue reading

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