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I enjoy the old Sherlock flicks but the new ones are a good time with a home theater ;)
I enjoyed the BBC films with Benedict Cucumberpatch.
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MikeDennison wrote:
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Mr Beardsley wrote:
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I enjoy the old Sherlock flicks but the new ones are a good time with a home theater ;)
I enjoyed the BBC films with Benedict Cucumberpatch.
Same here. He strikes me as kind of an odd duck and plays the role very well
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Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:07 pm

Should you ever find yourself in Connecticut, get yourself to Gillette Castle. William Gillette played Holmes on the stage long before there were movies. He's the one who introduced the deerstalker cap and many other things that all Holmes actors after him have imitated. His castle is a fascinating place.

The William Gillette Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Gillette


The Gillette Castle State Park website: http://www.ctvisit.com/listings/gillett ... state-park

The Wikipedia page about Gillette Castle which has more information than the State's page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gillette_ ... State_Park

Go. It is totally worth it. Go to the Hadlyme Deli when you're in the area. Take the ferry across the Connecticut River. It's a fascinating and remote part of the state.
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Rathbone has always been my favorite Holmes. ;)
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Rathbone has always been my favorite Holmes. ;)
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I'll +1 that. He has a pleasant way of letting someone know they were wrong. And I like that friendly way he let Watson feel like he'd helped Sherlock come to a conclusion, even though he'd come to that conclusion probably the day before. :lol:

I especially like how he made good pipe choices. Some actors in later years carried cumbersome churchwardens everywhere as a prop. It didn't make sense, so it was actually anti-Holmes.
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oldbill wrote:
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Rathbone has always been my favorite Holmes. ;)
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I'll +1 that. He has a pleasant way of letting someone know they were wrong. And I like that friendly way he let Watson feel like he'd helped Sherlock come to a conclusion, even though he'd come to that conclusion probably the day before. :lol:

I especially like how he made good pipe choices. Some actors in later years carried cumbersome churchwardens everywhere as a prop. It didn't make sense, so it was actually anti-Holmes.
My mother wanted to name me Basil, after Basil Rathbone. My father put the kibosh on that.

Now I'm known as Whalehead. Quite the upgrade.
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oldbill wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 11:04 pm
Rathbone has always been my favorite Holmes. ;)
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I'll +1 that. He has a pleasant way of letting someone know they were wrong. And I like that friendly way he let Watson feel like he'd helped Sherlock come to a conclusion, even though he'd come to that conclusion probably the day before. :lol:

I especially like how he made good pipe choices. Some actors in later years carried cumbersome churchwardens everywhere as a prop. It didn't make sense, so it was actually anti-Holmes.
i like to see the look on dear Watson's face when Holmes is proven correct on a deduction, e.g. someone will walk through the door, and sure enough...
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Thu May 02, 2019 8:09 am

Started watching the DVD's again last night, watched the first two on disc one: "The Hound Of The Baskervilles" and "The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes". :awesome:
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Started watching the DVD's again last night, watched the first two on disc one: "The Hound Of The Baskervilles" and "The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes". :awesome:
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Thu May 02, 2019 5:44 pm

I'm on a self imposed SH hiatus.

I'm hoping to forget all of the solutions.

It's better when you don't know the ending, right?
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