Sherlock Holmes as Hamlet
Friday, December 23, 2011
Robert Downey Jr., who stars in the new movie Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, is the latest actor to take on this iconic role. Guy Ritchie, the film's director, says Holmes' persona is an even divide between enigma and accessibility. WNYC's Sarah Montague traces the character's evolution and reveals how Holmes keeps changing to suit the times.
(Originally aired: December 25, 2009)
Main Title: "Hound of the Baskervilles"Artist: James BarnardAlbum: Sherlock Holmes: Classic Themes From 221B Baker Street (Television And Film Score Anthology)Label: Varese Sarabande
The Riddle SolvedArtist: Bruce BroughtonAlbum: Sherlock Holmes: Classic Themes From 221B Baker Street (Television And Film Score Anthology)