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Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle

How the Brigadier Won His Medals – 1954 Schlitz Playhouse

How the Brigadier Won His Medals – 1954 Schlitz Playhouse

In 1954, the Schlitz Playhouse was in its third season on CBS and aired a version of How the Brigadier Won His Medal that was very faithful to the original Arthur Conan Doyle story. Claude Dauphin played the role of Gerard to near perfection.  At the end of the teleplay, check out the Legion of Honour… Continue Reading

Prague Mint Commemorates Arthur Conan Doyle’s 155th Birthday

Prague Mint Commemorates Arthur Conan Doyle’s 155th Birthday

“I trust that age doth not wither nor custom stale my infinite variety.” – The Adventure of The Empty House (EMPT) May 22, 2014 marked the 155th birthday of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.  The Prague Mint, located in the Czech Republic decided to honor this event by striking a silver commemorative medal in two different finishes. Sculptor… Continue Reading