BSJ 2015 Christmas Annual

The BSJ 2015 Christmas Annual cover

Together Again for the First Time:
Forty Years of
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution.

By Steven T. Doyle, BSI.

The publication of Nicholas Meyer’s The Seven-Per-Cent Solution helped to launch the Sherlock Holmes boom of the 1970s, which in many ways has never ended. This tribute to Meyer covers both his bestselling book and the film based on that book. As Steven Doyle writes, “the only Sherlock Holmes stories to rival The Seven-Per-Cent Solution for popular success (and cultural impact) are the original publications of the canonical stories by Arthur Conan Doyle.”

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The Seven-Per-Cent Solution and the modern Sherlockian age

The Seven-Per-Cent Solution: The Book

The origins of The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

The return of Sherlock Holmes

Writing The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

Meyer’s strength as adaptor

From manuscript to print

“Beyond my wildest dreams”

E. P. Dutton wants a sequel: The West End Horror

From page to screen: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution on film


Sigmund Freud

Dr. John H. Watson

Professor Moriarty

Sherlock Holmes

Early publicity

Shooting The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

Shooting the train chase

Shooting in Vienna

The critical reaction and culture

From then to now: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

Lasting Legacy


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