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Jeremy Brett's Holmes

Posted on October 21, 2020 at 04:51:25
Bill the K

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I am watching the Granada episodes again and more I watch, more impressed I am with Jeremy Brett. The casting is truly fantastic even though I liked the first Watson better. The episode Scandal in Bohemia is so very good with Gayle Hunnicutt outstanding. What a pity Brett died. The 41 episodes are the right way to spend the lockdown.



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Brett was a good actor...., posted on October 22, 2020 at 06:24:47

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His most iconic film role of course was that of Freddie in My Fair Lady... But his best was as you noted in the Sherlock Holmes series... I would also add The Barretts of Wimpole Street, the made for TV version of Rebecca with Brett as Maxim DeWinter and I was fortunate enought to see Brett on stage as Dracula, when he took over the role from Frank Langella. Unfortunately, as you commented he died too young.....


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