Sherlock Holmes awarded title for most portrayed literary human character in film & TV

Sherlock Holmes awarded title for most portrayed literary human character in film & TV source: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2012/5/sherlock-holmes-awarded-title-for-most-portrayed-literary-human-character-in-film-tv-41743/ Having been depicted on screen 254 times, GWR today announces that Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective, has been awarded a world record for the most portrayed literary human character in film & TV. Since his creation in…

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Judge rules that Sherlock Holmes is public domain

source: http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/27/sherlock-holmes-is-in-the-public-domain-american-judge-rules/?_r=0 In the more than 125 years since he first appeared, Sherlock Holmes has popped up everywhere from fan fiction set in outer space to screen adaptations like CBS’s “Elementary,” set in contemporary Manhattan. But now, following a legal ruling, the deerstalker-wearing detective is headed to another destination: the public domain. The Conan Doyle…

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Sons of Moriarty and More Stories of Sherlock Holmes

New title for the Sherlock fans has hit the bookstores. Sons of Moriarty and More Stories of Sherlock Holmes A follow-up collection to well-received The Perils of Sherlock Holmes! Award-winning author Loren D. Estleman has curated a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories from some of the finest authors in Sons of Moriarty and More Stories…

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Review: The Stuff of Nightmares

The Stuff of Nightmares by James Lovegrove Paperback: 294 pages Publisher: Titan Books ISBN-10: 1781165416 ISBN-13: 978-1781165416 (Barry’s score 5 stars out of 5) Available through Amazon Sherlock Holmes – The Stuff of Nightmares My thoughts: Barry says — Excellent! First allow me to reveal my bias, I love steampunk and Holmes. With that admission…

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In my mailbox

As most of you know, my mailman hates me. I suppose due to the number of packages that I receive that the poor man is unable to cram into my mailbox. He must get out of his jeep and walk to my porch — poor fellow. At any rate, I have for the past few…

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Sherlock Holmes -The Illustrious Client

A change of pace for the Holmes fan as Sherlock is tasked to stop a forthcoming marriage. How can Holmes persuade  a woman that her fiance is a philanderer and womanizer? Related articles 16 Witty Sherlock Comebacks to Knock Out Your Enemies (mashable.com) Common Misconceptions about Sherlock Holmes (justthewritemoment.wordpress.com) The Clockwork Scarab (gnostalgia.wordpress.com)

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Sherlock Holmes – A Scandal In Bohemia

    “A Scandal in Bohemia” The very first Sherlock Holmes short story (following the detective’s introduction in the novels A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of the Four) was also the first Granada Television production in the long-running Holmes series featuring Jeremy Brett’s definitive performance as the famous sleuth. No deerstalker cap, cape, curved meerschaum pipe,…

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Sherlock Holmes -The Empty House

Sherlock Holmes -The Empty House   “The Empty House” Did Sherlock Holmes survive his apparent demise at the hands of Professor Moriarty in “The Final Problem”? Clearly so, as his resurrection three years later in this story is a dramatic and happy event–though it causes his old friend Dr. Watson (Edward Hardwicke) to faint at…

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