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    Reconstruction of Sherlock Holmes' study and of author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's desk, Baker Street, Marylebone, London.

    CU dagger with note attached to it. CU marlin spoke with note stuck through it, pan up to tobacco jar with "Arcadia Mixture" on it. CU oriental slipper. CU bottle cocaine on shelf. MS bric-a-brac on desk, pan up to violin. CU "Code of the Dancing Men" - drawing of stickmen - on wall. CU breakfast tray, pan over to hypodermic needle and newspaper with headline: "Victory at Omdurman". C/U hypodermic.

    CU box of Egyptian cigarettes. MS desk, pan to photograph of woman - Irene Adler, the only woman to outwit him! CU desk drawer opening to show gun inside. MS bullet holes in wall, spelling out initials "V. R." CU tweezers and magnifying glass resting on plans.

    MS study, pan to show Holmes' belongings. CU coats on rack. CU snakeskin on wall. CU riding crops on rack. MS laboratory bench test-tube etc. CU microscope. MS study - bust of Holmes in background. CU bust. CU dagger and bullet holes in wall. Big CU bullet hole in wall. CU handcuff on desk. CU Holmes' lamp. CU decanter on desk. CU Merrsham curling pipe (typical of Holmes') being held and smoked. MS shadow of Sherlock Holmes on wall wearing deer stalker hat and smoking pipe.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:54:00 / 02:03:19:00
    NP 356
    Sort Number:
    NP 356
  • Appears in...

    Novel Hero This Place in History History Spot Stills Unusual Sherlock Holmes Scottish Inventions Detectives
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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