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So, Holmes - the game is a foot?

Yes Watson - and the i.pad is a bar of soap! Quickly
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… or The Adventure of the Chattering Teeth.

An interesting day, if I do say so myself.

There I am doing the wytchy rounds of sundry drab public offices, all for some housing related reasons too dull to describe, but wait – things pick up of a sudden when a complete stranger in the seat next to me falls into conversation and we get to talking, talking about Sherlock Holmes.

Why? I have no idea, (at the risk of sounding like Tony from the second season of Skins) I don’t remember. But, mostly due to the intelligent stranger, it was a really fascinating chat about the nature of Holmes and Watson as people, their different attributes and characters, and why they so clearly needed each other.

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Re-reading the Lovecraft biography, Against the World, Against Life – by Michel Houellebecq and I was struck again by the Holmes reference. Houellebecq talks of the pressure put on Doyle to resurrect the Great Detective* after Holmes had become established as a popular myth, he talks primarily in regards to the UK which is a little unfortunate – for Holmes's mythic appeal caught on in the USA and Russia with equal force.
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The following notes are concerned with the opening sequence of LenFilm's 1979 Prince Florizel adaptation - and also in closing with some remarks on The Hound of the Baskervilles character of Sir Henry.

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more notes redrafted:

   
Livanov as Holmes in disguise       Oleg Dal sans costume sans disguise


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(for translation go: Alex Morse)

The Agra Treasure - Len-Film 1983

Pt 2: Becoming Sherlock Holmes - A Victorian Gentleman

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The Hound of the Baskervilles -
a Russian adaptation as seen from the West.

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The Agra Treasure - Len-Film 1982
Part One: Adapatation - Character - Setting and Narrative.
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