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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Three Garridebs (2018)

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Three Garridebs (2018)

“… they look upon these things in a different way.”

– The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (NOBL)

In addition to the numismatics of Sherlock Holmes, The Fourth Garrideb celebrates all things having to do with our namesake story – The Adventures of the Three Garridebs.

The following video highlights scenes in Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Three Garridebs, a short film, produced by Senior students in the Media Arts Department at Mississippi School of the Arts.

This film was shot on location at Mississippi School of the Arts and at the home of Dot McClendon in Brookhaven, Mississippi.

CAST: Tivona Thomas as Sherlock, Emma Siler as Watson, Thomas Nelson as John Garrideb, Jimeya Mayes as Nathan Garrideb, and Hannah Allen as Ms. Saunders.

CREW: Director: Sarah Brown / Screenwriter: Jailyn Newell / Cinematography: Thomas Hart / Assistant Camera: Zachary Rast / Assistant Director: Alison Brown / Editor: Nicolas Pace / Grip: Clinton Hart

Not a bad effort. What are your thoughts?

Thanks to Howard Ostrom for alerting us to this video!

Faces of Holmes: Peter Cushing

Faces of Holmes: Peter Cushing

“… this man here – is an actor.” – The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place (SHOS) John Mills as Watson, Peter Cushing as Holmes in The Masks of Death (1984). This would be Cushing’s last role as Holmes. My first introduction to Peter Cushing was as Grand Moff Tarkin in a 1976 movie Star Wars. I would later become familiar… Continue Reading

From Watson’s Tin Box: His Last Bow

From Watson’s Tin Box: His Last Bow

“Somewhere in the vaults of the bank of Cox and Co., at Charing Cross, there is a travel-worn and battered tin dispatch-box with my name, John H. Watson, MD, Late Indian Army, painted upon the lid.” – The Problem of Thor Bridge (THOR) Watson’s Tin Box, a BSI scion that meets in Columbia, Maryland, shares a few… Continue Reading

Garridebs in the News – November 2018

Garridebs in the News – November 2018

“Underneath the vigorous headlines which our client had quoted I read the following suggestive narrative” – The Adventure of the Norwood Builder (NORW) It’s time for another edition of Garridebs in the News! We have several items to share, so let’s get started…. Wildside Press recently released the newest collection of 60 essays edited by Christopher Redmond, Sherlock… Continue Reading

The Bank of Cumberland Elevener Fan Art

The Bank of Cumberland Elevener Fan Art

“But at length some sense came back to their crazed minds …” – The Hound of The Baskervilles (HOUN) Back in November 2015, we posted Can Anyone Lend Me A Benner? that featured fan art that was replacing Jane Austen on the (then) soon-to-be-issued ten pound note with Benedict Cumberbatch. I say we put Cumberbatch on the £10… Continue Reading

Sherlock Hound – The Sovereign Gold Coins (1985)

Sherlock Hound – The Sovereign Gold Coins (1985)

“Holmes held up a sovereign.” – The Adventure of the Priory School (PRIO) Between November 6, 1984 and May 21, 1985, 26 episodes of the animated series Sherlock Hound aired in Japan. Based on the Sherlock Holmes stories, the characters were portrayed by anthropormorphic dogs. Sherlock Hound was the title given to the series when syndicated in the United… Continue Reading

A Few Covers of the Sherlock: The Blind Banker Comic Book Series

A Few Covers of the Sherlock: The Blind Banker Comic Book Series

“… I have been over the drawings again …” – The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans (BRUC) In 2012n, the Japanese company of Kadokawa Comics produced a series of manga graphic novels, or comic books, based on the first season of the BBC television series Sherlock. Beginning in 2016, there was an English version printed by Titan Comics. Beginning in… Continue Reading

Christopher Morley Numismatica (And More) at Haverford College

Christopher Morley Numismatica (And More) at Haverford College

“… for which he is remarkable …” -The Adventure of the Naval Treaty (NAVA) On Saturday, October 24, 2014, Mycroft’s League of Philadelphia and the Grillparzer Club of the Hoboken Free State held a joint meeting to tour Haverford College’s collection of items relating to Christopher Morley, the founder of the Baker Street Irregulars. Given our recent… Continue Reading