Sherlock Holmes (1965-1968 TV series)

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In 1964, the BBC secured the rights to adapt five Sherlock Holmes stories with an option for a further eight from the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle. In 1964, an adaptation of The Adventure Of The Speckled Band was commissioned as a pilot episode for a twelve-part series of Holmes stories. Giles Cooper wrote the script and Douglas Wilmer was cast as Holmes and Nigel Stock as Watson, with Felix Felton as Grimesby Roylott. The … Continue reading

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Film Review: The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

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SYNOPSIS: A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house REVIEW: Paul Henderson (Jon Pertwee) is a film star who disappears after renting an eerie old house. Inspector Holloway (John Bennett) is in charge of the mystery and inquiries at the town’s police station where, the local police sergeant (John Malcolm) begins to explain the house’s horrible history, and so begins the film’s four interwoven tales. Tale one, Method by Murder, … Continue reading

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