Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes, The

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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
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DVD Cover
Country UKD.jpg UK
Channel Granada Television
Creator Tim Sullivan
Peter Hammond
Genre Detective
Mystery
Broadcast 1991-1993
No. of Seasons 3
No. of Episodes 9
Main Cast
Character Actor
Sherlock Holmes Jeremy Brett
Dr. John Watson Edward Hardwicke
Mrs. Hudson Rosalie Williams
Inspector Lestrade Colin Jeavons



The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes is a British 1991-1993 TV series, starring Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as Dr. Watson. Nine short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle were adapted into the series.

The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes is a third installment in Granada Television TV series, starring Jeremy Brett as Holmes, including also The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984-1985), The Return of Sherlock Holmes (1986-1988), and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (1994) TV series, and two feature-length made for TV movies: The Sign of Four (1987) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988).

The following weapons were used in the television series The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes:


Contents


Revolvers

Webley Bulldog

In "The Creeping Man" (S01E06) and "The Master Blackmailer" (S02E01) Sherlock Holmes (Jeremy Brett) uses a Webley Bulldog.

Belgian copy of a Webley Bulldog - 32 caliber
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Holmes holds his revolver in "The Creeping Man".
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Holmes holds his revolver when Milverton leaves 221B Baker Street after an unfriendly conversation in "The Master Blackmailer".

Webley Bulldog No. 2

Charles Augustus Milverton (Robert Hardy) carries a Webley Bulldog No. 2 in "The Master Blackmailer" (S02E01).

Webley British Bulldog No. 2, c. 1872-1876 - .442 CF
Milverton shows his revolver to Holmes and Watson who plan to takes the papers by force. The shape of the grip allows to identify the exact model.

Webley .455 Mk VI

Throughout the series Dr. Watson (Edward Hardwicke) carries a Webley .455 Mk VI, not fitting for the depicted period.

Webley Mk VI - .455 Webley
Watson holds his revolver in the scene in Maj. Albert Shlessinger's house "The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax" (S01E01).
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Watson fires at Shlessinger who is uncovered as a vicious rascal Henry Peters and tries to escape.
Watson hands his revolver to Holmes who needs a gun for a forensic experiment in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02).
Watson's revolver in Holmes' hands.
A good view of the revolver.
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The experiment.
A Webley Mk VI is seen near the dead body of Col. Dorking (David Mallinson) who shot himself in "The Master Blackmailer" (S02E01).
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Watson readies his revolver in "The Eligible Bachelor" (S03E02).
The revolver is seen in the scene in Lord Robert St. Simon's house.
Watson fires at St. Simon's servant Thomas Floutier who attacked Holmes.

Webley .38 Mk III

A Webley .38 Mk III revolver is used by Baron Gruner (Anthony Valentine) in "The Illustrious Client" (S01E05). It also doesn't fit for the depicted period.

Webley .38 Mk III Military Contract 4 inch barrel - .38 S&W
Gruner raises the revolver at Watson who appeared in Baron's house, posing as a connoisseur of Chinese pottery. The grip with lanyard ring is seen.
Gruner threatens uncovered Watson.
Gruner aims at Holmes.
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Another view of the scene.

Enfield No. 2 Mk I*

A very anachronistic Enfield No. 2 Mk I* is used by Lady Diana Swinstead (Norma West) in "The Master Blackmailer" (S02E01).

Enfield No. 2 Mk I* - .38 S&W
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Lady Diana holds the Enfield.
A closeup of the muzzle.
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She fires at Milverton.

Compact top-break revolver

Agnes Northcote (Anna Calder-Marshall) fires a compact top-break revolver at Lord Robert St. Simon in "The Eligible Bachelor" (S03E02).

For comparison: Harrington & Richardson Premier 2nd Model, 4th Variation - .32 S&W
Agnes Northcote's revolver.

Single Action Army Artillery Model

Single Action Army Artillery model revolvers are seen in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02). These guns appear to be some European replicas rather than original Colts.

Replica Colt Single Action Army Revolver - .45 Long Colt. This is the screen used gun.
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A constable finds a revolver during the search in the room of governess Grace Dunbar who is suspected in the murder of Mrs. Gibson.
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A scene depicts Watson's version (incorrect, as it's always with Watson's versions) of J. Neil Gibson (Daniel Massey) taking a pair of revolvers.
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A flashback scene depicts the real story of Maria Gibson's (Celia Gregory) death of her own hand, staged as a murder.
Sergeant Coventry (Andrew Wilde) pulls the suicide weapon from the river.

Colt 1851 Navy

Several Colt 1851 Navy revolvers are seen in hands of young John Turner (uncredited), his accomplicies and guards of gold-delivering wagon in a flashback scene in "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (S01E04) that depicts Turner's past as a bushranger in Australia in early 1860s.

Colt 1851 Navy - .36 caliber.
Turner fires in air, signalling his gang. In next moment his revolver switches to a Remington 1858 New Army due to a continuity error.
A gang member with a Colt Navy.
He is gunned by a guard of the vagon.
A guard with a Colt Navy.
The guard tries to run away.
Turner's revolver again switches to a Colt 1851 Navy (or maybe he had two revolvers).
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Turner fires at the locked chest with gold.

Remington 1858 New Army

Several Remington 1858 New Army revolvers are also seen in hands of young John Turner and his accomplicies in a said flashback scene in "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (S01E04).

Remington 1858 New Army - .44 caliber
Turner holds a Remington 1858 instead of previously seen Colt 1851.
A good view of the cylinder.
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Turner aims his revolver at William McCarthy, the vagon driver.
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A gang member fires at a guard who tries to escape.

Pistols

Flintlock Pistol

Several Flintlock Pistols are seen in Neil Gibson's guns collection in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02).

Replica Spanish Miqulet Flintlock Pistol similar to one used in Predator 2
A pair of richly decorated flintlock pistols in a box. They have Spanish Miqulet locks.
Kentucky Flintlock, modern day reproduction made by Pedersoli - .50 caliber
Another box with two flintlock pistols.

Rifles and Muskets

Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy"

A Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy" is seen in Neil Gibson's guns collection in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02).

Winchester 1866 "Yellow Boy" Carbine - .44 RF
What appear to be a Winchester M1866 is seen over the gun rack at the background.
Another view of the gun.

Flintlock Musket

Flintlock muskets are seen in Neil Gibson's guns collection in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02).

Four muskets (most of them flintlock) are seen at the left part of the gun rack at the background.
A flintlock carbine is seen below a large blunderbuss.
The barrel of the carbine is seen. It has a muzzle flare but not as large as a blunderbuss.

Percussion Cap Musket

Percussion cap muskets are seen in Neil Gibson's guns collection in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02).

Two percussion cap muskets are seen on the gun rack at the background.
A percussion cap musket is seen over the gun rack.

Shotguns

Double Barreled Shotgun

Several Double Barreled Shotguns are seen in Neil Gibson's guns collection in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02). A double barreled shotgun is seen in hands of James McCarthy (James Purefoy) and William McCarthy (Leslie Schofield) in "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (S01E04). A double barreled shotgun is seen in hands of a guard of gold-delivering wagon in a flashback scene in same episode that depicts the past of John Turner as a bushranger in Australia in 1860s. Thomas Floutier (Myles Hoyle) holds a shotgun in "The Eligible Bachelor" (S03E02).

Remington Model 1889 - 12 Gauge. An example of double barreled shotgun with exposed hammers, like most shotguns in the series.
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Several double barreled shotguns in Gibson's gun room in "The Problem of Thor Bridge".
A number of double and single barreled shotguns is seen on the gun rack at the background.
Another gun rack with double and single barreled shotguns.
James McCarthy's shotgun is seen near the body of his father William in "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (S01E04).
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Crowder the Gamekeeper (Cliff Howells) examines the gun.
The scene depicts James McCarthy's story how he went hunting...
...and how his father tried to take the shotgun during the conflict between them.
A scene from the Australian past of John Turner: a guard fires his shotgun at bushrangers.
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Thomas Floutier with a shotgun in "The Eligible Bachelor".

Single Barreled Shotgun

Several Single Barreled Shotguns are seen in Neil Gibson's guns collection in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02).

A number of double and single barreled shotguns is seen on the gun rack at the background.
Another gun rack with double and single barreled shotguns.

Flintlock Fowler

What appear to be a double barreled Flintlock Fowler is seen in Neil Gibson's guns collection in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02).

Double Barreled Flintlock Shotgun - 20 gauge
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Blunderbuss

Two Blunderbuss, one with a flintlock and another one with a percussion cap lock, are seen in Neil Gibson's guns collection in "The Problem of Thor Bridge" (S01E02).

Flintlock Blunderbuss
A large flintlock blunderbuss lies on the X-legs stand.
Another view of the gun.
Another view of the flintlock blunderbuss.
C. Ybarra Marked Percussion Conversion Blunderbuss
A blunderbuss with percussion cap lock is mounted on the four-legged stand at the left.
Another view of the percussion cap blunderbuss.


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