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Monthly podcast in which Mattias Boström – author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock" – talks about Sherlock Holmes related matters.

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Monthly podcast in which Mattias Boström – author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock" – talks about Sherlock Holmes related matters.

    Episode 08: "Killed Holmes" – the Birth of a Phenomenon

    Episode 08: "Killed Holmes" – the Birth of a Phenomenon

    In December 1893, Conan Doyle wrote "Killed Holmes" in his notebook. Many newspapers published articles about the tragic passing of the master detective. But what effect did the death of Sherlock Holmes have on his popularity?

    Mattias Boström (author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock") talks about an important factor for the birth of the eternal Sherlock Holmes phenomenon.

    • 17 min
    Episode 07: The Mysterious Christmas Cards

    Episode 07: The Mysterious Christmas Cards

    From the late 1970s to the early 1990s a series of anonymous Christmas greetings were being sent to Sherlockians all over the world. Mattias Boström (author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock") tells the story about them – and about the person who sent them.

    • 19 min
    Episode 06: Karl Krejci-Graf and the International Sherlockians

    Episode 06: Karl Krejci-Graf and the International Sherlockians

    Karl Krejci-Graf (1898–1986) was an Austrian geologist and an internationally active Sherlockian.
    Mattias Boström (author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock") talks about Krejci-Graf and some of his friends – showing the importance of international friendship among Sherlockians.

    • 18 min
    Episode 05: The Birthdays of Conan Doyle

    Episode 05: The Birthdays of Conan Doyle

    On May 22, 2019 we celebrate the 160th birthday of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. But what do we know about how Conan Doyle celebrated his own birthday?
    Mattias Boström (author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock") finds interesting information in Brian W. Pugh's book "A Chronology of the Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle", and talks about nine birthdays in Conan Doyle's life.

    • 24 min
    Episode 04: Top-Billying – from Chaplin to Lowe

    Episode 04: Top-Billying – from Chaplin to Lowe

    Playing Sherlock Holmes's pageboy Billy was an important step in both Charlie Chaplin's and Rob Lowe's careers.
    Mattias Boström (author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock") talks about searching for the truth in questionable sources, reads from Rose Wilder Lane's 1915 text about Chaplin and William Gillette working together in "Sherlock Holmes", and finds an interview with 12-year-old Rob Lowe (yes, the famous actor) about playing the pageboy Billy.

    • 48 min
    Episode 03: Nils and the Sherlock Holmes Censorship

    Episode 03: Nils and the Sherlock Holmes Censorship

    In the days of the silent movies, there was often a difference between the intention of the filmmakers and what the audience finally was allowed to see.
    Mattias Boström (author of the award-winning nonfiction book "From Holmes to Sherlock") talks about the Swedish censoring of early Sherlock Holmes films – especially the German Hound of the Baskervilles films from the mid 1910s – based on exciting research by Nils Andersson.

    • 21 min

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