Of course, some of the classic Holmes films from the 1940s starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce (my avatar) were also set in contemporary times, with several involving Holmes and Watson stopping the Nazis.
I had a word with him next door. He's gone on about the abuse and that. How when he went for a walk up the farm to see the cat and the pig, he slipped on the dog shit, broke his leg, they put a pin in it and you bit his face. And you're an alcoholic. And my brother lives in the club and he's gonna shoot you.... Angelos Epithemiou- 27th July 2010.