BSJ 2008 Christmas Annual

The BSJ 2008 Christmas Annual cover

Reading the Signs: Some Observations and Aperçus on Film and Television Adaptations of The Sign of the Four. By David F. Morrill, BSI. Bringing to motion picture and television screens a simple story of past misdeeds, greed, and revenge like The Sign of the Four should be easy. But it isn't. Because audiences have traditionally … Continue reading BSJ 2008 Christmas Annual

BSJ 2004 Christmas Annual

The BSJ 2004 Christmas Annual cover

Dubious and Questionable Memories: A History of the Adventuresses of Sherlock Holmes. By Susan Rice, ASH, BSI, 2s. This series of Annuals has mostly, since its resurrection in 1998, dealt with specific issues in Sherlockian history. This installment continues to mine that vein. The estimable Susan Rice, ASH, BSI, 2s. ("Beeswing") gathered contributions from a … Continue reading BSJ 2004 Christmas Annual

BSJ 2003 Christmas Annual

The BSJ 2003 Christmas Annual cover

"The Strength and Activity of Youth": The Junior Sherlockian Movement. By Stephen Clarkson, BSI. This annual is most interesting. It describes the activities of younger Sherlockians in the '60s and '70s. The late editor Stephen Clarkson ("Morse Hudson") gathered many first-hand accounts of Sherlockian activity from survivors of that distant era. Many respected Irregulars and … Continue reading BSJ 2003 Christmas Annual

BSJ 2000 Christmas Annual

BSJ 2000 Christmas Annual cover

History of the Silver Blaze. By Wayne B. Swift, BSI. As the BSI's expert on race horses and horse racing, Wayne Swift offers the last word on the history of the Silver Blaze races. Swift has discovered more about the connections between the BSI and the turf than anyone, including himself, had heretofore suspected. 66 … Continue reading BSJ 2000 Christmas Annual

BSJ 1999 Christmas Annual

BSJ 1999 Christmas Annual cover

The Best of the Pips Volume II: More Papers on the Sundial. By Albert M. Rosenblatt, BSI. The Five Orange Pips is one of the oldest and most distinguished Sherlockian societies. They published their first collection, The Best of the Pips, in 1955. Now Al Rosenblatt has assembled a new collection that rivals its celebrated … Continue reading BSJ 1999 Christmas Annual