Appeared in Harold Dearden
"Two White Arms," at the Lewisham Hippodrome in Lewisham, London, England, with Owen Nares, Sydney Fairbrother, Marda Vanne and Julian Andrews in the cast. Director: Leon M. Lion
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The stories we did were modernised but the characters of the famous detective and his biographer were kept more or less as originally written by Conan Doyle. Watson, however, in the films was made much more of a 'comic' character than he ever was in the books. This was with the object of introducing a little light relief. The doctor, as I played him, was a complete stooge for his brilliant friend...
In late 1944 he began writing an autobiography entitled "Games, Gossip and Greasepaint" which was never published. However many extracts were published in The Sherlock Holmes Journal (London/Oxford, England) Winter issue 1998 Volume 19 Number 1.
Roles as buffoonish upper-class English gentlemen