Starring Sherlock Holmes: A Century of the Master Detective on Screen

Overview

Sherlock Holmes has been portrayed on screen more often than any other character in history, and this stunning book is the definitive illustrated guide to the films and television series featuring the master detective.

Every Sherlock Holmes film and TV series is covered (including foreign and lesser known productions), from the silent movies, through the portrayals of Basil Rathbone and Peter Cushing, to the Jeremy Brett television series and ...

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Overview

Sherlock Holmes has been portrayed on screen more often than any other character in history, and this stunning book is the definitive illustrated guide to the films and television series featuring the master detective.

Every Sherlock Holmes film and TV series is covered (including foreign and lesser known productions), from the silent movies, through the portrayals of Basil Rathbone and Peter Cushing, to the Jeremy Brett television series and beyond.

Illustrated with stills, posters, lobby cards and behind-the-scenes shots, including much rare, previously unpublished material, and also covering the stage and radio works, Holmes’ world and Conan Doyle himself, this is simply a must for any fan!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845765378
  • Publisher: Titan
  • Publication date: 10/16/2007
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 1,446,541
  • Product dimensions: 9.82 (w) x 11.69 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

David Stuart Davies is one of Britain's leading Sherlockian writers. He was the editor of Sherlock Holmes The Detective Magazine, and is the author of several Holmes novels, the hit play Sherlock Holmes: The Last Act, and an acclaimed biography of Jeremy Brett. He is also an advisor to Granada Studios’ Sherlock Holmes museum, and he contributed commentaries to the DVD releases of the Basil Rathbone Holmes films.
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