Lee as Holmes


No offense to Cushing "Holmes" fans, but personlly I'd prefer Lee as Holmes.I've watched Lee in Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace,and found him fitting Holmes perfectly in terms of appearance and temperament (especially the aloofness). When watching the scene where Sir Henry travelled to Dartmoor with Dr Watson and Dr Mortimer,my first reaction was ,"Isn't that Holmes disguising as Sir Henry?" (and considerably handsome)

I'm not saying Cushing did a bad job as Holmes. He played out the eccentricity of Holmes (like Jeremy Brett), but physically, he was just not Sherlock Holmes to me. (I have watched both Hammer film version and the 1968 BBC version with Nigel Stock as Watson)

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