"A light went out in many people's lives when he died, for he was one of life's true originals." Anna Massey. Jeremy Brett left us this day, 27 years ago. After completing ten years of defining the greatest Sherlock Holmes there ever was or will be. For me he is the reason I write. And… Continue reading Remembering Jeremy Brett. 3 November 1933 – 12 September 1995
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The Keys of Death – Another Virtuoso Performance by Gretchen Altabef
A review by Harry DeMaio The Sherlockian world is currently awash with pastiches, analyses, essays, histories, psychological studies and assorted other literary efforts. I have made a few contributions to this torrent myself. Periodically, a volume emerges that is truly different in design and execution. Gretchen Altabef’s The Keys of Death is such a book. She has skillfully combined an excellent mystery… Continue reading The Keys of Death – Another Virtuoso Performance by Gretchen Altabef
Jeremy Brett IS Sherlock Holmes AUDIO BOOK IS OUT!
“What you do as an actor, for me anyway . . . you learn and assimilate. You read and read and read about the Victorian era. Who was in government? What was the social status of the country? Why was Holmes a bohemian? Then you start to read Doyle and you sort of sniff it… Continue reading Jeremy Brett IS Sherlock Holmes AUDIO BOOK IS OUT!
Stupendo! Splendido! Exciting news!
Italian publisher Mondadori will be publishing an Italian language version of Sherlock Holmes These Scattered Houses in their Il Giallo Mondadori 2022-2023 Sherlock Holmes series. This is a great honor. I am excited that my Italian American Marcello family will be speaking Italian in these books! Of course so will Holmes and the unique villain… Continue reading Stupendo! Splendido! Exciting news!
Michael Cox 1934 – 2021
Michael Cox and Jeremy Brett during the filming of The Naval Treaty. Conan Doyle gave us one of the greatest portraits of friendship in English literature, and we were determined to put that on the screen more faithfully than it had ever been seen before. We will miss Michael Cox. The visionary TV producer behind… Continue reading Michael Cox 1934 – 2021
REVIEW: Remarkable Power of Stimulus
A fast paced mystery that will keep you thoroughly engaged. A great read! Remarkable Power of Stimulus is the long awaited sequel to These Scattered Houses. It is an intense and exciting adventure from the first chapter to its ending. After 3 years away from his beloved England Sherlock Holmes returns to London with his… Continue reading REVIEW: Remarkable Power of Stimulus
David Stuart Davies Interview: Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes
September 9, 2020 Learn 4 Your Life Interview on Jeremy Brett's role as Sherlock Holmes About David David is a British crime writer, Sherlockian scholar, and editor who visited Jeremy Brett during many of his filming sessions of Sherlock Holmes. His non-fiction books on the subject include: Holmes of the Movies: The Screen Career of… Continue reading David Stuart Davies Interview: Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes