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The Valley of Fear (film)

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The Valley of Fear
Directed byAlexander Butler
Produced byG. B. Samuelson
Written byHarry Engholm
Based onThe Valley of Fear
by Arthur Conan Doyle
StarringHarry Arthur Saintsbury
Daisy Burrell
Booth Conway
Arthur M. Cullin
Production
company
Distributed byMoss Pictures
Release date
May 1916
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

The Valley of Fear is a British silent adventure film of 1916 directed by Alexander Butler and starring Harry Arthur Saintsbury, Daisy Burrell and Booth Conway.[1] The film is an adaptation of The Valley of Fear, a 1915 novel by Arthur Conan Doyle featuring Sherlock Holmes. This is now considered a lost film.[2]

Production

After the success of A Study in Scarlet in 1914, producer G. B. Samuelson decided to make another feature-length adaptation of Sherlock Holmes.[3] French company Eclair owned the cinematic rights to Conan Doyle's stories up to 1912 which left only one full length story available, The Valley of Fear[3]

While James Bragington was considered a virtual doppelgänger of Sherlock Holmes in A Study in Scarlet, the role in The Valley of Fear required more from an actor so H.A. Saintsbury was cast instead.[3] Saintsbury had played the role onstage more than any other actor,[3] over 1,000 times in both William Gillette's Sherlock Holmes as well as Conan Doyle's The Speckled Band.[4] Arthur Cullin was cast as Watson, a role he would repeat seven years later in 1923's The Sign of the Four opposite Eille Norwood as Holmes.[5]

Cast

See also

References

  1. ^ BFI Database entry
  2. ^ "The Valley of Fear". silentera.com. Retrieved 10 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d Boström, Mattias (2018). From Holmes to Sherlock. Mysterious Press. p. 155. ISBN 978-0-8021-2789-1.
  4. ^ Eyles, Allen (1986). Sherlock Holmes: A Centenary Celebration. Harper & Row. pp. 57–58. ISBN 0-06-015620-1.
  5. ^ Barnes, Alan (2011). Sherlock Holmes on Screen. Titan Books. p. 295. ISBN 9780857687760.

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