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Hello, fauve, and welcome back to Baker Street!

Which Holmes movies have you seen recently?

 

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On 9/21/2021 at 8:11 PM, fauve said:

I discovered Sherlock Holmes when I was young.

Ahhhhh,, I wish I could say the same. But it has been sooo very long since I was young.

But welcome to, in your word, this world!

(I notice there is a cute waving hand on top right of Fauve's avatar that seems to indicate that he/she is new member and some kind of badge at Carol's to indicate that he/she has authority to kick my butt out if I misbehave. What is the possibility that we, lowly regular member that have been alive here for too long, get something?

A carrot, for example?

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22 hours ago, Van Buren Supernova said:

What is the possibility that we, lowly regular member that have been alive here for too long, get something?

A carrot, for example?

Well, there's the rocket ship (I think?), which when moused over indicates that you (for example) are a Consulting Detective.  (I still have no idea what has become of our self-chosen ranks -- maybe the new software doesn't support them.)

 

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On 9/22/2021 at 4:18 PM, Carol the Dabbler said:

Hello, fauve, and welcome back to Baker Street!

Which Holmes movies have you seen recently?

 

Hmm… probably the one I seen recently is interesting Der Mann, Der Sherlock Holmes war from Karl Hart. It’s a nazi propaganda adaptation movie. I think the nazis want to ridiculize englishmen.

I also hear french radiophonic cerations from “France Culture” radio channel who make interesting crossover between Sherlock Holmes and Moris Leblanc’s Arsen Lupin novels.

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Well that's a couple that I haven't seen -- or even heard of.

Some of the Rathbone-Bruce Holmes movies were also made during the war, but in the UK, so of course they were anti-Nazi.

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7 hours ago, Carol the Dabbler said:

Well that's a couple that I haven't seen -- or even heard of.

Some of the Rathbone-Bruce Holmes movies were also made during the war, but in the UK, so of course they were anti-Nazi.

In Der Mann, Der Sherlock Holmes war, Sherlock isn’t a nazi. He still an english. But he is a teaf and an impostor. He represente the englishmen. I think it’s the same than the Titanic of Herbert Selpin. The story is centered of how Englishs (and Americans) has an immoral behaviour, when the Germans was blameless.

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19 hours ago, fauve said:

The story is centered of how Englishs (and Americans) has an immoral behaviour, when the Germans was blameless.

Sounds generally similar to British/American war-era films (except the other way 'round, of course).  Some of them did show Brits/Americans who made mistakes or had bad motives, but most were fairly simple-minded stuff, like most movies in any era, I suppose.

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