Who played Sherlock Holmes in the 1940s?

Who played Sherlock Holmes in the 1940s?

Basil Rathbone
A series of fourteen films based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes stories was released between 1939 and 1946; the British actors Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce played Holmes and Dr. John Watson, respectively. The first two films in the series were produced by 20th Century Fox and released in 1939.

Why did they not make a Sherlock Holmes 3?

Although rumors of a third film began swirling almost immediately, nothing concrete came of them for years. The script was written and rewritten so much that it started to feel like “A Game of Shadows” would be the end of Downey’s detective.

Who did music for Sherlock?

Hans Zimmer
All music is composed by Hans Zimmer. No. 1.

Who composed music for Sherlock?

Michael Price is a composer for TV and film, known for work including the theme for the BBC TV series Sherlock. He talks about writing music for fictional characters, and his work with composers in Vietnam and Ukraine.

Who played Sherlock Holmes in the 70s?

Peter Cushing took over the television portrayal of Sherlock Holmes from Douglas Wilmer in 1968. He portrayed the Baker street detective in sixteen episodes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes on the BBC. His last portrayal of the character was in 1984’s The Masks of Death.

Who played Sherlock Holmes in the 1950s?

Ronald Howard
In the 1954 TV series Sherlock Holmes, Ronald Howard played Holmes and Howard Marion Crawford was Watson. The series included 39 half-hour episodes, and was considered the first American television adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories.

What musical instrument does Sherlock Holmes play?

Conan Doyle’s literary detective creation often played the violin, a talent he shared with his creator. Now Steve Burnett has made four more instruments, another two violins, a viola and a cello. They were being played in public for the first time at a Concert for trees in Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Saturday night.