Modernization of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes Original Portrait

A Portrait from 1904

Throughout the years that the Sherlock Holmes series and movies have been going on there have been slight improvements amoung actors and costumes as well as overall apperance by the setting and cast. With all these improvements comes a place where it all began. Thus begining with this portrait painted by Sidney Paget to depict what Sherlock looked like in the early 1900's. 

Robert Downey Jr As Sherlock Holmes

Robert Downey Jr as Sherlock Holmmes in the 2009 Sherlock Holmes film.

 

When we compare the 1900's to the early 2000's it is a whole different ball game. From the clothing to the way they talked, yes it was different time periods but they knew how to show it through the costumes and the accents. So even though films were made more than 100 years apart, they are still able to use the original qualities that they had in the books. Anyway this picture Robert Downey Jr, He played Sherlock Holmes in 2009 Sherlock Holmes film.

Sherlock Holmes Depiction

Sherlock Holmes in the mid 90's

Throughout the years that the Sherlock Holmes series and movies have been going on there have been slight improvements among actors and costumes as well as overall appearance by the setting and cast. With all these improvements comes a place where it all began. Thus beginning with this portrait painted by Sidney Paget to depict what Sherlock looked like in the early 1900's.

 

Even though there are much different type of detectives it is clear that the original detective is Sherlock Holmes. He not only knows the ways around sticky situations but he knows how to play a role in any sense.  

Modernization of Sherlock Holmes