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Talk About Sherlock

Apr 22, 2019

Playing Sherlock Holmes's pageboy Billy was an important step in both Charlie Chaplin's and Rob Lowe's careers.

Mattias Boström (author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock") talks about searching for the truth in questionable sources, reads from Rose Wilder Lane's 1915 text about Chaplin and...


Mar 22, 2019

In the days of the silent movies, there was often a difference between the intention of the filmmakers and what the audience finally was allowed to see.

Mattias Boström (author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock") talks about the Swedish censoring of early Sherlock Holmes films – especially...


Feb 22, 2019

Back in the late 1880s and early 1890s, what made Sherlock Holmes a success? Is there a missing link that we haven't been aware of?

Mattias Boström – author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock" – talks about the importance of Conan Doyle's historical fiction and what it meant to his fame.


Jan 23, 2019

What did actually happen after the film "Holmes & Watson" opened on Christmas Day? "Mass walkouts" were reported, but did they exist? And can these negative rumors even in some way affect the future of the Sherlock Holmes success?

Mattias Boström – author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock"...