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Lost 'Sherlock Holmes' film shot in Chicago from 1916 found in France

  15.05.21 1:14pm

One day in February 2014, a staff member of the Cinematheque archive, 15 miles southwest of Paris, sat down at her table to catalogue another day's worth of fragile nitrate films. Alphabetically this was an "S" day. Archivist Emmanuelle Berthault cracked open the first of several moldering film cans shipped over from the nearby Centre National du Cinema.

Interested? Read the rest of the story here: http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/ct-sherlock-holmes-william-gillette-essanay-cinematheque-20150521-column.html#page=1