Friday, June 24, 2022

More of Sherlock Holmes -- June 24, 2022

Moving Picture World, 03-June-1922

This article mentions John Barrymore's upcoming adaption of William Gillette's play Sherlock Holmes and Stoll Pictures' two-reel adaptions of Arthur Conan Doyle's short stories, to be released in the US by Educational. Eille Norwood played Sherlock Holmes and Hubert Willis played Dr John Watson.

Moving Picture World, 03-June-1922

Educational planned to release a Holmes film every two weeks. 

Moving Picture World, 17-June-1922

Educational previewed the films to a brain trust of writers from the trade papers so they could give "advice as to the best methods of exhibitor exploitation..."

Moving Picture World, 17-June-1922

Educational stressed that this was a series rather than a serial, and that any story could be watched independently of the others. 

Moving Picture World, 24-June-1922

The Holmes pictures would bring in business even during the hot summer months. 

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