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  1. Sherlock Holmes as portayed by Jeremy Brett for Granada TelevisionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IcLichfield

    You don't have to be a Sherlock Holmes to work out that the first ever convention celebrating the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle would be held here. And fans will be gathering in the city centre on Saturday to celebrate the author and his master detective creation.

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  2. Arthur Conan Doyle estate sues over Ian McKellen film Mr HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Radio Times

    Mr Holmes is based on the 2005 book A Slight Trick of the Mind by US author Mitch Cullin, but Conan Doyle's heirs say it also draws on the Scottish novelist's later stories of the great detective, which are still under copyright in the US. Last week the estate filed a suit against movie studio Miramax, publisher Penguin Random House and Cullin, who is also one of the film's screenwriters.

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  3. Tonys: The Curious Titles of 2015's Nominated Shows, Parts 1 & 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    ... in Silver Blaze , one of the 12 short stories about fictional detective Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that collectively comprise his 1892 book The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes . It's certainly a nice homage from a contemporary ...

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  4. Conan Doyle Estate Seeks to Arrest New Sherlock Holmes MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Courthouse News Service

    The last 10 Sherlock Holmes stories are still under U.S. copyright, which Miramax and Penguin Random House are violating in a novel and movie, the Conan Doyle Estate claims in court. Arthur Conan Doyle's Estate sued Miramax, Penguin Random House, movie distributor Roadside Attractions, movie director William Condon and author Mitch Cullin on May 21 in Federal Court.

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  5. New Sherlock Holmes Film Hauled Into CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Courthouse News Service

    The last 10 Sherlock Holmes stories are still under U.S. copyright, which Miramax and Penguin Random House are violating in a novel and movie, the Conan Doyle Estate claims in court. Arthur Conan Doyle's Estate sued Miramax, Penguin Random House, movie distributor Roadside Attractions, movie director William Condon and author Mitch Cullin on May 21 in Federal Court.

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  6. William Gillette Restored To Life On FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CTNow.com

    ... Gillette's hugely popular play, which he began performing in 1899 and into which he wove bits from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories ranging from "A Scandal in Bohemia" to "The Final Problem." It also includes the faceoff with the villain Professor ...

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  7. Arthur Conan Doyle's estate launches legal battle over Mr Holmes filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Sherlock Holmes and the case of the contested copyright: Arthur Conan Doyle's estate launches legal battle over Hollywood film depicting detective during his retirement The estate of Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is suing Hollywood over a film in which Sir Ian McKellen portrays the detective Heirs to the literary rights of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are suing Hollywood producers over a soon-to-be released blockbuster movie which follows Sherlock Holmes during his retirement.

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  8. 'Black America would have done much better with a white president': ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    ... crash: Tributes flood in for Princeton professor Sherlock Holmes and the case of the contested copyright: Arthur Conan Doyle's estate launches legal battle over Hollywood film depicting detective during his retirement Terrifying moment woman in ...

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  9. Sherlock Holmes: The Light And The Legal FuryRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Art of the Grand Gesture

    Thou shalt not put Sherlock Holmes in a comfortable chair if the narration makes mention of lighting or a guest's discomfort. That about sums up the latest legal fury around the estate of Arthur Conan Doyle.

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  10. Were Pleck horse killings connected to the Great Wyrley Outrages of 1903?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Black Country Bugle

    ... eventually overturned years later thanks in no small part to the intervention of Sherlock Holmes author Arthur Conan Doyle. The atrocities, whoever actually committed them, took place in 1903, and became known as the Great Wyrley Outrages. Not just ...

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  11. Sir Arthur Conan Doylea s estate sues Santa Fe-based authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KRQE Albuquerque

    The estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle says a Santa Fe-based author stole copyrighted material to make a book and movie about Sherlock Holmes, set to be released this summer. The screenplay and the book upon which it's based, "Slight Trick of the Mind," were written by Mitch Cullin, who grew up in Santa Fe.

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  12. Arthur Conan Doyle's estate is suing Miramax over 'Mr. Holmes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Entertainment Weekly

    The plot has thickened for Mr. Holmes, the upcoming film based on the later life of the world's most famous detective, and not in a good way. The estate of Sherlock Holmes author Arthur Conan Doyle is suing Miramax, Roadside Attractions, director Bill Condon, author Mitch Cullin, and Penguin Random House for copyright infringement.

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  13. 'Mr. Holmes' Lawsuit: Arthur Conan Doyle Estate Sues Bill Condon & DistributorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Deadline

    What would the Great Detective have Dr. Watson and the Baker Street Irregulars do with this case? On the eve of the 156th anniversary of the birth of Sherlock Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author's often litigious Estate this week hit director Bill Condon , Miramax and Roadside Attractions in federal court with a copyright and trademark infringement complaint over the upcoming Mr. Holmes .

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  14. Conan Doyle Estate Sues Miramax Over 'Mr. Holmes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Hollywood Reporter

    The heirs of Sherlock Holmes author Arthur Conan Doyle have apparently accepted an appellate judge's conclusion that most of the Sherlock stories are in the public domain.

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  15. Headlines and hectoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | BBC News

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - pictured here outside the Midland Station Hotel on Whitla Street in Belfast - courted controversy on his visit to the city in 1925 Headlines and hectoring, pickets and preachers - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's visit to Belfast in May 1925 was anything but elementary. When the literary heavyweight was invited to the city 90 years ago, it was not in the capacity for which he is most well-known - as the creator of master detective Sherlock Holmes.

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  16. Sherlock Holmes' Creator Fought Injustice with Deduction, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Time

    May 22, 1859: Arthur Conan Doyle, the author and physician best known for creating the character of Sherlock Holmes, is born in Edinburgh To fans of Sherlock Holmes, the setup feels familiar: A wealthy spinster is bludgeoned to death in her Glasgow dining room one foggy night while her maid is out buying the evening newspaper. The murderer is apparently someone she knows, since there is no sign of forced entry.

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  17. Almanac for Friday, May 22, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Gemini. They include German composer Richard Wagner in 1813; Scottish writer Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes, in 1859; baseball Hall of Fame member Al Simmons in 1902; actor Laurence Olivier in 1907; game show announcer Johnny Olson in 1910; pioneering jazz musician Sun Ra in 1914; critic Judith Crist in 1922; French singer Charles Aznavour in 1924 ; entrepreneur T. Boone Pickens Jr. in 1928 ; activist Harvey Milk in 1930; pianist/composer Peter Nero in 1934 ; actor Richard Benjamin in 1938 ; actor Paul Winfield in 1939; journalist Bernard Shaw in 1940 ; actor Michael Sarrazin in 1940; Unabomber Theodore Kaczynski in 1942 ; Northern Irish political activist/Nobel Peace Prize laureate Betty Williams in 1943 ; Northern Irish soccer legend George Best in 1946; British songwriter Bernie Taupin in 1950 ; model/actor Naomi Campbell ... (more)

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  18. London Objects In The British MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Londonist

    ... shirt from "AD 2010", and application letters to join the BM's library from the likes of Bram Stoker and Arthur Conan Doyle . Should have said, the stones from Classicianus's tomb were found near Tower Hill, here: ...

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  19. Ar OpinionS&P Makes Me MadRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the main characters and the worlds their talented authors have created for them. So I open another book. Arthur Conan Doyle is to blame for my addiction. Back then I was a shy and observant middle-school child for whom the world of family, school ...

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  20. Russian Whistleblower Killed by FlowerBy Nico HinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Daily Beast

    ... systems when swallowed. The plant's deadly qualities were first identified in the 1870s by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes. Despite warnings that the Kremlin wanted Alexander Perepilichnyy dead, modern British detectives ...

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