Sherlockiana from Royal Books, Inc.

New Arrivals

No cover image available

Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror [Sherlock Holmes vs. Lord Haw-Haw] [Sherlock Holmes #1] [Sherlock Holmes Saves London] [Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Fear] (Archive of three original screenplays and one original post-production script for the 1942 film)

by Arthur Conan Doyle (short story); John Rawlins (director); Lynn Riggs, John Bright, Robert Hardy Andrews (screenwriters); Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1942
Item Price
$5,500.00

Show Details

Description:
Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1942. Archive of three scripts and one post-production script for the 1942 film. First, an early Draft script, under the working title "Sherlock Holmes vs. Lord Haw-Haw," by screenwriter John Bright, noted as "Contract File Copy" on front wrapper. Carbon typescript, preceded by a four page ribbon copy typescript outline, dated 3/10/42. Annotation of… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$5,500.00
image of Pursuit to Algiers [The Fugitive] (Original screenplay for the 1945 film)

Pursuit to Algiers [The Fugitive] (Original screenplay for the 1945 film)

by Roy William Neill (director); Leonard Lee (screenwriter); Arthur Conan Doyle (novelist); Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1945
Item Price
$1,450.00

Show Details

Description:
N.p.: N.p., 1945. Revised Draft script for the 1945 film, here under the working title "The Fugitive." With a single holograph ink annotation to the front wrapper reading "92." All leaves watermarked CONTRACT FILE COPY. The twelfth entry in the fourteen film Sherlock Holmes series featuring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, loosely based on Arthur Conan Doyle's 1911… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$1,450.00
image of Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon [Sherlock Holmes Fights Back] [Sherlock Holmes #2] (Archive of three original screenplays and one original post-production script for the 1942 film)

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon [Sherlock Holmes Fights Back] [Sherlock Holmes #2] (Archive of three original screenplays and one original post-production script for the 1942 film)

by Arthur Conan Doyle (short story); Roy William Neill (director); Edward T. Lowe, Jr., Scott Darling, Edmund L. Hartmann (screenwriters); Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Lionel Atwill (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1942
Item Price
$6,500.00

Show Details

Description:
Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1942. Archive of three scripts and one post-production script for the 1942 film. First is a First Draft script, under the working title "'Sherlock Holmes' (#2)," by screenwriters Edward T. Lowe and Scott Darling, dated March 24, 1942. Ribbon copy typescript on onionskin, with annotations in holograph pencil on several pages, inquiries about plotline,… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$6,500.00
image of The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (Original photograph from the 1975 film)

The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (Original photograph from the 1975 film)

by Gene WIlder (director, screenwriter, starring); Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1975
Item Price
$350.00

Show Details

Description:
Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975. Vintage borderless photograph from the set of the 1975 film, showing cinematographer Gerry Fisher behind the camera filming a scene between stars Gene Wilder and Madeline Kahn. Wilder's directorial debut from his own original script, a musical comedy about Sigerson Holmes, the younger brother of Sherlock, investigating missing government documents with the… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$350.00
No cover image available

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (Original poster for the 1970 film)

by Arthur Conan Doyle (characters); Billy Wilder (director, screenwriter); I.A.L. Diamond (screenwriter); Robert Stephens, Colin Blakely, Genevieve Page, Christopher Lee (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
Item Price
$25.00

Show Details

Description:
Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1970. Original one-sheet US poster for the 1970 UK-US film. Style B variant. Based on Doyle's eponymous sleuth. Holmes (Stephens) eagerly takes the case to search for Gabrielle's (Page) missing husband. The clues somehow lead to Loch Ness and the mysterious lake monster (a 30-foot model director Wilder had constructed). … Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$25.00
image of The Return of Sherlock Holmes (Original screenplay for the 1929 film)

The Return of Sherlock Holmes (Original screenplay for the 1929 film)

by Arthur Conan Doyle (stories); Basil Dean (director, screenwriter); Oliver H.P. Garrett, F. Hugh Herbert, Garrett Fort (screenwriters); Clive Brook (starring)

Seller
Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1929
Item Price
$4,500.00

Show Details

Description:
Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1929. Early Treatment script for the 1929 film, the first Sherlock Holmes film to have been produced with sound, and the first to include the Holmes utterance, "Elementary, my dear Watson" (a phrase never used by Doyle), though that statement regrettably does not appear in this draft. The first known treatment was written by… Read more
Add to Wishlist
Item Price
$4,500.00