Daily Archives: December 4th, 2013

A Connecticut Castle Built by Sherlock Holmes

William Gillette was a renowned American actor and playwright who portrayed Sherlock Holmes over 1300 times in stage adaptions of Arthur Conan Doyle’s mystery novels in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Gillette’s long popularity on stage, and added fame from starring in early silent films, brought him a commensurate fortune and a desire …

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