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Holmes Lives Again

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1231A
Date Released
8 Jan 1953
Date submitted
5 Jan 1953
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Awards for Police Heroes
  2. 2Australia Retains Davis Cup
  3. 3Holmes Lives Again
  4. 4Guard Changing in Vienna
  5. 5Mr Attlee in Pakistan
  6. 6The Prime Minister in New York
  7. *Nottingham Forest V Notts. County

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Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Sherlock Holmes Lives Again. DESCRIPTION: Recently, Sherlock Holmes reappeared (cleverly disguised as actor Carleton Hobbs) to witness the unveiling of a plaque by Ex-Detective-Superintendent Fabian. The plaque, on a Piccadilly Bar, marked the fact that the Holmes-Watson partnership originated there. SHOTLIST: Cut story - KS. Holmes stands on Handsome. Library material - Very old material (1900) of handsome cabs and traffic pass through London mostly horse drawn. (Henderson material). Mix to Holmes steps into Handsome cab, drives. Alights in Piccadilly. Interior restaurant with magnifying glass examines various footsteps on floor. Ex-superintendent Fabian of Scotland Yard unveils plaque to memory of Holmes. Holmes looks at same through magnifying glass.
Keywords
Commemorations; Buildings and structures; Vehicles; Transport; Ceremonies; Crime; Performing arts
Locations
Piccadilly
Footage sources
Library
Card file number
58362
Credits:
Camera
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Samuelson
Length of story (in feet)
77
Story extras:

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