Fictional crimefighters on page and screen

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Can you name the Literary detectives and crimefighters, their creators and their first screen appearances from their debut stories?

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A Study in Scarlet (1887)
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First credited film in 1905 played by 
The Blue Cross (1910)
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First played on film in 1934 by 
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920)
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First played on film in 1931 by 
The Secret Adversary (1922)
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First played on TV in 1982 by 
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First played on TV in 1982 by 
Whose Body? (1923)
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First played on film in 1935 by 
The House Without a Key (1925)
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First played on film in 1926 by 
The Tower Treasure (1927)
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First played on TV in 1956 by 
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First played on TV in 1956 by 
The Tuesday Night Club (1927)
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First played on TV in 1956 by 
Meet the Tiger (1928)
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First played on film in 1938 by 
The Roman Hat Mystery (1929)
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First played on film in 1935 by 
The Secret of the Old Clock (1930)
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First played on film in 1938 by 
The Case of Peter the Left (English title) (1931)
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First played on film in 1932 by 
No Hero (1935)
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First played on film in 1937 by 
The Big Sleep (1939)
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First played on film in 1944 by 
Gay Falcon (1940)
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First played on film in 1941 by 
I, The Jury (1947)
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First played on film in 1953 by 
Casino Royale (1953)
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First played on TV in 1954 by 
Cover Her Face (1962)
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First played on TV in 1983 by 
From Doon with Death (1964)
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First played on TV in 1987 by 
Last Bus to Woodstock (1975)
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First played on TV in 1987 by 
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First played on TV in 1987 by 
A Morbid Taste for Bones (1977)
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First played on TV in 1994 by 
A Touch of Frost (1987)
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First played on TV in 1992 by 
Knots and Crosses (1987)
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First played on TV in 2000 by 
The Silence of the Lambs (1988)
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First played on film in 1991 by 
Faceless Killers (English title) (1991)
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First played on TV in 1994 by 
The Mermaids Singing (1995)
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First played on TV in 2002 by 
Killing Floor (1997)
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First played on film in 2012 by 
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency (1998)
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First played on TV in 2008 by 
The Crow Trap (1999)
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First played on TV in 2011 by 
Raven Black (2006)
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First played on TV in 2013 by 

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