Sherlock Holmes (1922) is an American silent film starring John Barrymore as Holmes and Roland Young as Watson. The film was titled Moriarty in the UK.
The movie, which features the screen debuts of both William Powell and Roland Young, was directed by Albert Parker and written by Earle Browne and Marion Fairfax from a play by William Gillette based upon Arthur Conan Doyle's characters, and was produced by Goldwyn Pictures Corporation.
After being considered a lost film for decades, much of the film finally resurfaced in the mid-1970s and was restored by George Eastman House from rolls of negatives to the extent that it could be printed and screened.
Material held by Eastman House was the basis for a reconstruction produced by Kevin Brownlow and William K. Everson (aided in the early stages by director Albert Parker himself, then in his late 80s), with a second reconstruction (incorporating newly-found elements) undertaken by Eastman House itself in 2001. Describing the first...