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Irene Adler Illustration Print \ Sherlock

Sherlock Holmes through the ages, in pictures

William Gillette as Sherlock Holmes in 1916 . . . He was the first movie actor to play Holmes, but before that he played him on stage, assuming the role more than 1,300 times over thirty years in the theatre.

Jeremy Brett's infinitely sexy Sherlock Holmes disregards more of those law things. Older law things. All the law things.