The Madness of Sherlock Holmes: Conan Doyle and the Realm of the Faeries (2007)
1h 15min · Documentary, Biography · 15 November 2007
The Madness of Sherlock Holmes; Conan Doyle and the Realm of the Faeries Sherlock Holmes is probably the most famous detective in the world. The tales of his exploits have been seen in magazines, books, television screens, the movies and even in computer games. And yet, there is a mysterious side to this fictional character that has eluded and yet drawn us for decades. In a way reminiscent of Holme's art of deduction,this film gets to grips with the creator of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and uncovers an even more bizarre and mysterious tale than anybody could have expected. From secret societies to the occult, from peer pressure to inner turmoil, this is a story of such depth that it will speak to one and all. Uncovering dark secrets of Conan Doyle, this film finally explains what experiences and influences helped to forge the character of not just Sherlock Holmes, but also Moriarty and Watson.
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