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Holmes and Watson on TV and Film

written by: rcthomson123
 
The Great Detective Sherlock Holmes has proved irresistible to many film makers. There have been many adaptations of the stories and many interpreters of Holmes himself. See how many of them you are familiar with -- it's not quite elementary.

Question 1:


For many years, in a series of films, Basil Rathbone played what was probably the best known Sherlock Holmes. Who played his friend and companion Dr Watson?
Hubert Willis
Andre Morel
Nigel Bruce
Nigel Stock

Question 2:

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"The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes" was co-written and directed by one of Hollywood's greatest. Who?
Billy Wilder
William Wyler
Robert Wise
Robert Altman


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Question 3:

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Jeremy Brett played Sherlock Holmes in the widely acclaimed British television series. Who played his Watson?
Neither of these
David Burke
Edward Hardwicke
Both of these


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Question 4:


In the comedy "Without a Clue", we had a Dr Watson who was the brains of the partnership and a Sherlock Holmes who was a bumbling idiot. Sir Ben Kingsley played Watson. Who played Holmes?
Sir Patrick Stewart
Sir Michael Caine
John Cleese
Jonathan Pryce

Question 5:


Stewart Granger and Charlton Heston have both played Sherlock Holmes on film.
True
False

Question 6:


Dudley Moore, Edward Woodward and James Mason have all played Dr Watson on film.
True
False

Question 7:


In which film did Christopher Plummer play Holmes?
The Hound of the Baskervilles
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
Murder by Decree
A Study in Terror

Question 8:


Which couple has not appeared on-screen as Holmes and Watson?
Vasily Livanov and Vitaly Solomin
Peter O'Toole and Donald Houston
Nicol Williamson and Robert Duvall
Robert Stephens and Colin Blakely

Question 9:


Which of the following played Sherlock Holmes on film several times?
Mack Sennet
Harold Lloyd
Buster Keaton
Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle

Question 10:


Who was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes?
Basil Rathbone
Jeremy Brett
Clive Merrison
Vasily Livanov

 


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