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As the original Sherlock Holmes on stage and screen, William Gillette made sartorial choices with a lasting impact. His plush dressing gown and curved pipe have influenced the way the detective has been portrayed by both professional actors and Sherlock Holmes fans for generations.

Which begs the question: Who wore it better? Some detective work is in order.

Post a picture of yourself in your most impressive Sherlock Holmes-inspired attire on Twitter, Instagram, and to Flicker Alley’s Facebook timeline with the hashtags #FlickerOfSherlock and #FlickerAlley to enter.

One lucky winner will be chosen at random to receive William Gillette’s Sherlock Holmes on Blu-ray/DVD.

Enter today – The game is afoot!

Official Contest Rules and Disclaimer:

One winner will receive one (1) Blu-ray/DVD edition of SHERLOCK HOLMES. Total retail value of prize is $39.95 US. Contest closes November 3, 2015 at 11:59 PM Pacific time. Each photo submission per Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account counts as one (1) entry; ie a user may post the same photo to his/her Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts for three (3) entries. Entrants are responsible for ensuring that their social media privacy settings allow their contest entries to be viewed and counted by Flicker Alley. Submissions Flicker Alley is unable to view will not be counted. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Winner will be chosen at random by Flicker Alley and notified at the Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook account she/he provided. If winner does not claim prize within 7 days of notification, Flicker Alley reserves the right to pick a new winner at random. By entering the contest, you are granting Flicker Alley, LLC (PO Box 931762, Los Angeles, CA, 90093, United States – permission to use your name and the contest entry image(s) you submit for promotional purposes.


Sherlock Holmes premieres on Blu-ray/DVD 11/03/15. Pre-order yours today! 

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