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William Gillette, America"s Sherlock Holmes

Henry Zecher

William Gillette, America"s Sherlock Holmes

by Henry Zecher

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Published by Xlibris Corp in [Bloomington, Indiana] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Actors,
  • Biography,
  • Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) in mass media

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 591-596) and index.

    StatementHenry Zecher
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.G54 Z43 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination733 p. :
    Number of Pages733
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25148706M
    ISBN 109781453555811, 9781453555804, 9781453555828
    LC Control Number2010915524
    OCLC/WorldCa738355855

    Sherlock Holmes is a American silent film starring William Gillette as Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock film, which was directed by Arthur Berthelet, was produced by Essanay Studios in Chicago. It was adapted from the stage play of the same name, which was based on the stories, "A Scandal in Bohemia," "The Final Problem," and A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Directed by: Arthur Berthelet, William Postance . William Gillette as Holmes kindly contributed by John Roach To the best of my knowledge, these images are public domain. If you have knowledge that any of them are not, please email me. Return to Sheryl's Sherlock Sights 'N Sounds Page. Return to Sheryl's Sherlock Page. Remember to visit the Sherlock Holmes Book & Video Store!

    Other articles where Sherlock Holmes is discussed: William Hooker Gillette: (); and his famous play Sherlock Holmes (). This play, first produced in New York and later in England, was often revived in both countries with Gillette in the leading role. His only motion-picture appearance was in as Holmes. A costar with William Gillette in Sherlock Holmes. Chaplin said that when he was in the lay with them he was too nervous to talk to her. So he’d wait mid way on the stairs for her to pass him, just so her dress would brush up against him.

    The bookshelf of every Sherlock Holmes fan and theater buff in the world will be incomplete until it contains a copy of William Gillette, America's Sherlock Holmes. We . Drama / Characters: 17 Male, 3 Female Scenery: 5 interior SpacesIncriminating letters written by a young European prince to the English girl he betrayed are in the hands of the dead girl's sister. She is in the clutches of a nefarious man. All this and Moriarty and Dr. Watson too. "A prime evening of entertainment." N.Y. Daily News."Constant stage magic to delight the audience."Reviews: 1.


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William Gillette took a Sherlock Holmes play that Doyle had written, threw virtually everything out, and recreated it as an American melodrama. It is actually pretty typical of the other American melodramas of its era except for that whole London/fog/Sherlock Holmes thing, and is really the only of the old melodramas still revived/5.

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four novels and 56 short stories written. American Playwrights, A Research and Production Sourcebook, William W. Demastes,Literary Criticism, pages.

William Gillette played Sherlock Holmes for more than 35 years at the beginning of the twentienth century to great acclaim, but no video of his performance remains. This is. If you love Sherlock Holmes, you’ll love this book.

By Michael Dirda and the American actor William Gillette, who brought the detective to. The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections. Therefore, it does not license or charge permission fees for use of such material and cannot grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute the material.

Charles Frohman presents William Gillette in Sherlock Holmes., [Cin'ti ; New York. Sherlock Holmes William Gillette. All published segments. May Sherlock Holmes (/ ˈ ʃ ɜːr l ɒ k ˈ h oʊ m z / or /-ˈ h oʊ l m z /) is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan ing to himself as a "consulting detective" in the stories, Holmes is known for his proficiency with observation, deduction, forensic science, and logical reasoning that borders on the fantastic, which he employs when investigating Created by: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

William Gillette by S. Dahlinger Sherlock Holmes on the Air by Dr. Gordon Kelley BREAK Starring Sherlock Holmes by David Stuart Davies The Rathbone Play-A Different Perspective by Paul Herbert BREAK From Page to Screen, The 7% Solution by Nicholas Meyer BREAK A Conversation with Edward Hardwicke.

Sherlock Holmes: A play Author: William Gillette Language: English Edition: 1st Binding: Hardcover Pages: Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: Our Price: $. William Hooker Gillette ( - ) was an American actor, playwright and stage-manager of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.

He is best remembered today as the personification of Sherlock Holmes on stage and helped to create the modern image of the detective with the deerstalker cap and curved pipe that became synonymous with the : William Gillette.William Hooker Gillette (24 july - 29 april ) was an American actor and writer, famous for having played Sherlock Holmes on stage about times, which rank him on the 3rd place of actors who played Sherlock Holmes the most, beaten by H.

Hamilton Stewart ( times) and H. A. Saintsbury ( times). William Gillette played Sherlock Holmes on stage until in a .William Gillette (): Gillette only made two radio appearances as Holmes. The first, the pilot for the Original Sherlock Holmes radio series, and in on Lux Radio Theater.

However, Gillette may have done more than anyone other than perhaps Doyle himself to popularize Sherlock Holmes.