Friday, March 22, 2013

Sherlock Holmes, The Most Thrilling Character in Literature -- March 22, 2013

In 1911-12 French studio Eclair produced a series of Sherlock Holmes two reelers with the blessing of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  Georges Tréville played the great detective.  Universal released the films in the United States.  The ad is from the 11-May-1912 Moving Picture World.The four caricatures look crude. 

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