Sherlock Holmes has appeared on screen more times than any other fictional character. Created just before the birth of cinema, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective has drawn movie-goers across the world.Sherlock Holmes on Screenincludes all of Holmes’ 300-plus film appearances, making it the most complete filmography ever published.
This includes films from the silent era through the Basil Rathbone movies of the forties; films from France, Japan, Russia, Germany, and Italy; the films of Hammer Studios in the UK and Roger Corman in America; Billy Wilder’s 1970 film,Private Life of Sherlock Holmes , and many more. There are also television versions of Sherlock Holmes, including one directed by Steven Spielberg. Complete with 120 photos and a guide to the original stories,Sherlock Holmes on Screenis a testament to the enduring power of Conan Doyle’s celebrated creation.
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