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More interesting facts on Sherlock Holmes
- the controversy over the portrayals of Mormons in popular media includes Arthur Conan Doyle's very first Sherlock Holmes novel, A Study in Scarlet?
- the upcoming film Sherlock Holmes revolves around Holmes and Watson, played by Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law, stopping a conspiracy to destroy Britain?
- the 1900 Mutoscope film Sherlock Holmes Baffled (pictured) was the first film appearance of Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes?
- in 1887, D. H. Friston became the first illustrator to depict Sherlock Holmes (cover art pictured)?
- Japanese author Kodō Nomura, who patterned his fictional detective Zenigata Heiji after Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, wrote 383 detective stories set in Edo period Japan?
- Undershaw (pictured), which is currently proposed for redevelopment, was built as the family residence of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes?
- French anarchist Theodule Meunier, responsible for several bombings in Paris in 1902, was featured as a Sherlock Holmes antagonist in René Réouven's L'Assassin du Boulevard?
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