Jan 30, 2013
A Mind That Rebelled at Stagnation
In 1984, Grenada Television produced a television series called Sherlock Holmes .
Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch on Jeremy Brett - " "He was magisterial and tragic"
Some Sherlock Holmes fans would cite Basil Rathbone as the ultimate screen incarnation of the detective these days, others might suggest Benedict Cumberbatch himself but for very many devotees of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's creation, one man, Jeremy Brett, inhabited the role like no-one else.
Inside Bay Area
Give 'Em Hill: A study in Sherlock
Initial observations: Ink marks on nose, indicating an itchy snout and/or poor pen control; calloused lower palms from resting hands on a computer keyboard, which, in conjunction with ink evidence, suggests the profession of writer -- likely a news reporter of some kind, but clearly not one smart enough to requisition one of those cushioned wrist ... (more)