Silent Film Series: Sherlock Holmes

Silent Film Series: Sherlock Holmes
February 28, 2pm
Washington Center for the Performing Arts, Olympia
washingtoncenter.org

William Gillette gained renown for his portrayal of the Baker Street sleuth, and it was he who first donned the deerstalker hat that has become iconic of the character. The first American feature film based on Arthur Conan Doyle’s books; all copies of Sherlock Holmes were thought to have been lost until last year, when a nitrate dupe negative was found in a vault in France.16-02-28-SilentMovieSherlock