Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Seven Degrees of Sherlock Holmes #22 - Peter O'Toole

Although I am not a big fan of 'Lawrence of Arabia', I do love some of his later work.

So here goes. . .

Peter O'Toole - (1932)

played a part in the Walt Disney's 1960 version of 'Kidnapped' - 

which featured the posthumous Oscar winning actor Peter Finch (1916-1977)

who had a part in the sequel to one of my favorite films,'Mrs. Miniver', 'The Miniver Story' - 1950

which featured legend Reginald Owen (1887-1972)

who not only played Watson in 1932's 'Sherlock Holmes' 

but also played Sherlock Holmes the following year in 1933's 'A Study in Scarlet'

So there you have it, there you are.

P.S. and as James pointed out, and a quicker way to a connection, O'Toole voiced Holmes in cartoons in the 1980's.

So, this time, there you have it, there you are.
Thanks James.


  1. There is only one degree of Sherlock Holmes here--Peter O'Toole played Sherlock Holmes in cartoon form in 1983 in The Valley of Fear, A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four. I haven't seen them. I see that they are available from Amazon. David Morrill in the BSJ Christmas Annual "Reading the Signs", about the film versions of Sign of Four, thought O'Toole's reading was stogy and dull. Who knows.