The Interactive Dishwasher
a.k.a. The Kitchen Sink
by Chris F.A. Johnson
Conan Doyle on film
Basil Rathbone is usually considered to be the quintessential Sherlock Holmes on film. His sidekick, Watson, as played by Nigel Bruce, is often denigrated for appearing far more stupid than the author intended. That Watson was no shining intellectual light has never been disputed, but was he stupid?
My attention was recently drawn to a short film of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself (youtube.com/watch?v=z0d9ufVyn_4), in which he briefly reveals his true opinion of Watson. Conan Doyle said, "I get letters addressed to his rather stupid friend, Watson".