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A Conan Doyle Mystery Worthy of Sherlock Holmes

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The house in which Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote his most famous novel became a wreck. NBC News' Rupert Barker delves into the mystery.

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Faithful Recreation of Sherlock Holmes’ Consulting Room on Baker Street

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This is the famous consulting room of Sherlock Holmes at 221B Baker Street, on display at the Grosvenor Resort Hotel at Disney World in …

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'Sherlock' Funko figures can surely solve mini mysteries

Re-create your favorite sleuthing moments from "Sherlock" with Funko's Vinyl Pop figures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson, as well as their …

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MR. HOLMES: A Cold Case

Sherlock Holmes is a singular character in more ways than one. It is hard to think of another imaginary figure who has so blurred the distinction …

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Recently Discovered 1916 Silent Film SHERLOCK HOLMES to Be Presented for One-Night Showing

Exhibits Development Group (EDG), St. Paul, MN, and Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, CA, announce the presentation of the celebrated 1916 silent film, …

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Does a Dead Kazakh KGB Chief Own Sherlock’s House?

A new transparency report links Rakhat Aliyev, the former son-in-law of Kazakhstan’s dictator, to a famed Baker Street address in London.

Jagshemash, the game’s afoot. The home of the world’s most famous fictional detective may be owned by the deceased number-two secret policeman of Kazakhstan. A …

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You Could Win William Gillette's Sherlock Holmes on Blu-ray/DVD

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Video Trailer to William Gillette's Sherlock Holmes (1916) and Giveaway

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As part of the preparation for the October 20 release of the DVD and Blu-ray and to celebrate William Gillette's birthday (b. July …

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"A Study in Scarlet" by Doyle: BerkeleyX Book Club

Reading, discussing, and writing about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery classic, A Study in Scarlet.

At 76, Actor Ian McKellen Embodies An Older Sherlock In 'Mr. Holmes'

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The acclaimed British actor talks about playing a 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes, serving as grand marshal to New York City's gay pride march and his Lord of the Rings tattoo.

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An Aging And Soulful 'Mr. Holmes' Puts A New Spin On Sherlock

For a man said to possess neither the appetite nor the skills required for human connection, Sherlock Holmes has, in most of his incarnations, enjoyed a solid support system, haters included. Well, forget that: The team and the haters are all gone in Bill Condon's bittersweetly revisionist Mr. …

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Mr. Holmes: Every generation gets a Sherlock it deserves

Even plucked from his gas-lit Victorian milieu, stripped of his familiar costume, of his chronicler Dr. Watson and even of his memories, the strength of Arthur Conan Doyle’s supremely rational creation is that he is still always recognizably Sherlock Holmes.

In the present-day London of BBC’s

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Interview: Ian McKellen on "Mr. Holmes," Iago, memory

Ian McKellan plays Sherlock Holmes in "Mr. Holmes." (Provided by Roadside Attractions)

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Ian McKellen Is a Fine, Complicated Mr. Holmes

The BBC show starring Benedict Cumberbatch; the CBS series starring Lucy Liu and Jonny Lee Miller; the Guy Ritchie movies starring Robert Downey Jr.: …

Movie review: ‘Mr. Holmes’ is a Sherlock Holmes for the ages

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Sherlock Holmes' fictional Baker Street home in London subject to ownership mystery

It is a mystery that would test the skills of the famous literary detective himself: who owns 221B Baker Street?Billed as the “world’s most famous …

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Why do we love Sherlock Holmes? Library speaker explains.

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BEDFORD TOWNSHIP — After 128 years, Sherlock Holmes remains a staple of popular culture, either as a master …

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The Role’s Afoot: The Eternal Appeal of Sherlock Holmes at the Movies

With Mr. Holmes in theaters this Friday, staff writer Zack Ruskin explores why we never tire of seeing our favorite sleuth on screens of all …

Legal settlement clears way for U.S. release of ‘Mr. Holmes,’ a film based on Santa Fean’s book

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Sherlock Holmes’s Politics

Within a few pages of meeting him in A Study in Scarlet, Watson describes his new friend Sherlock Holmes as having no interest in philosophy or social …

Review: For Ian McKellen’s ‘Mr. Holmes,’ Retirement Is Afoot

“Mr. Holmes,” a mild and minor bit of revisionist Sherlockiana, imagines the world’s greatest detective in his dotage, retired to a picturesque rural spot on the English coast where he tends to bees and fading memories. It’s 1947, and Holmes is in his 90s. Dr. Watson is long gone, and it turns out …

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Largest ever collection of new Sherlock Holmes stories will raise money to restore Conan Doyles house

60 authors will contribute to the anthology and all royalties will go towards renovating Undershaw the former home of Sherlock Holmes author Arthur …

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Which Sherlock Holmes Are You?

More than 70 amazing actors have played Sherlock Holmes. Each of them has played Holmes in their own unique style.

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Episode 79: Collectors' Corner - Glen Miranker

"a connoisseur and collector" [ILLU]

Glen Miranker, BSI, 2s ("The Origin of Tree Worship") is one of the foremost Sherlockian and Doylean collectors …

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Mr. Holmes

With Mr. Holmes, filmmaker Bill Condon returns to the greatness of Gods and Monsters (1998) and Kinsey (2004). It is also one of the very best films of …

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Remembering Roger Rees

"a dark, handsome, clear-cut face" [CHAS]

Roger Rees, the dashing Welsh actor who charmed American audiences in Cheers and The West Wing, has died in …

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An Illustrated History of Sherlock Holmes

Editor's Note: The release of "Mr. Holmes" starring Ian McKellen left us thinking here at Word & Film about all of the various incarnations of Sherlock Holmes. The British detective made his first appearance in 1887 at the hands of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Over the past 120-plus years, the character

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Why Sherlock Holmes endures - The Washington Post

Daniel Stashower, a member of the Baker Street Irregulars, is the author of “Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle.”

THE GREAT DETECTIVE

The Amazing Rise and Immortal Life of Sherlock Holmes

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Is there anything left to say about Sherlock …

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