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    Sherlock Holmes: A Study in Scarlet (Fox, 1933). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Paper is extremely rare for this film taken from the 1887 mystery novel by Arthur Conan Doyle, in which he first introduced readers to detective Sherlock Holmes. Starring Reginald Owen as Sherlock Holmes and Anna May Wong as Mrs Pyke, the films's producers only purchased rights to the title, not the story. Aside from Holmes, Watson, Mrs. Hudson, and Inspector Lestrade, the only connections to the Holmes canon are a few lifts of character names. In this version, Holmes and Watson solve a puzzling case in which a bloody foreign word is found beside a murder victim. A fine representation of this intriguing spin on the Sherlock Holmes series, this half sheet has very little to be faulted. There are pinholes in the borders and and a few in the image area, smudges in the top right, tears in the left border, and tape along the edges on the verso. Rolled, Fine+.


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    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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