"Somewhere in the vaults of the bank of Cox and Co., at Charing Cross, there is a travel-worn and battered tin dispatch-box with my name, John H. Watson, M.D., painted upon the lid. It is crammed with papers, nearly all of which are records of cases to illustrate the curious problems which Mr. Sherlock Holmes has at various times to examine."

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

The UK novelization of the great 1970 Billy Wilder film, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, starring Robert Stephens and Colin Blakely. (Click for U.S. edition.)

SHERLOCK HOLMES –
THE UNPUBLISHED FACTS.
Dramatic new revelations.
Dr. Watson's secret memoirs unearthed.
"In my lifetime I have recored more than sixty cases which demonstrated the singular gifts of my friend Sherlock Holmes, the best and wisest man that ever lived. But there were other adventures shared by us which, for reasons of discretion, I have decided to withhold from the public until a later date. They involve matters of a delicate and sometimes scandalous nature..."

Title: The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Author: Michael & Mollie Hardwick
Year: 1970
Publisher: Mayflower
Purchase: Amazon.co.uk.

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