The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes (1985)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Film & Television History, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 47 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom  |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

One of the most memorable characters in the history of literature is that of Sherlock Holmes. The sleuth made famous by the pen of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is so real that many people do not know that he is a character of fiction. The adventures of Sherlock Holmes and his loyal assistant Dr. Watson have been immortalized in numerous films. This documentary, featuring Basil Rathbone and Christopher Lee, use archival film clips to illustrate some of the many faces of the world's best- known detective.




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