Sherlock Holmes Radio Mysteries
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For the First time in half a century, Sherlock Holmes returns to radio in a new series of broadcasts! Here is a collection of newly-conceived tales of the world's First consulting detective, as told by his friend and associate, Dr. John Watson, portrayed by actor Lawrence Albert. Sherlock Holmes Radio Mysteries is produced under authority of the estate of Dame Jean Conan Doyle, granddaughter of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Each episode is fully dramatized, with a professional cast of actors, realistic sound effects, and a special suite of music that was commissioned for this radio series. But, most importantly, the creator of the programs, Jim French, researched and took special care to abide by the Doyle canon: you will hear Holmes, played by John Gilbert, in all his changeable moodiness, and Dr. Watson as his alert and outspoken assistant the way Sir Arthur wrote them. In a review of radio dramatic programs worldwide, the BBC's Channel 4 included the very broadcasts heard in this album as among the best radio dramas in the English language. Whether you are a longtime fan of the denizens of Baker Street, or a newcomer to the genre, Sherlock Holmes Radio Mysteries is an entertaining audio collection based on this timeless and most loved private detective duo.
Jim French, who produced the dramas in this collection, has spent 50 years on the air. He writes and produces an on-going stream of award-winning radio mysteries, now syndicated worldwide as Imagination Theatre.
16 Programs on 8 Compact Discs:
1. The Poet of Death
Holmes and Watson must find out if the death of their client was an accident, or a murder.
2. The Sealed Room
The Great Detective is involved in a British diplomatic secret with international complications.
3. The Adventure of the Blind Man
A pair of Grecian Urns and a murdered thief lead the duo to a plot against the government.
4. The Woman From Virginia
A young American heiress is kidnapped and Holmes must find her.
5. The Adventure of the Seven Shares
Holmes has Watson following a visitor from South Africa, who may be plotting a mass murder.
6. The Adventure of the Painted Leaf
Holmes is asked by none other than H.G. Wells to find his stolen manuscript of The Time Machine.
7. The Secret of the Fives
The American government asks Holmes to find out who is threatening Congress and President McKinley. Guest starring Russell John of Gilligan's Island.
8. The Quartermaine Curse
Holmes and Watson investigate a strange death of a famous archeologist murder, or curse? Guest starring Richard Sanders of WKRP in Cincinnati.
9. The Adventure of the Bishop's Ring
A priceless ring is taken from a locked room but how?
10. The Adventure of the Samovar
Why did a thief steal a Russian tea kettle and ignore the valuable silver? The answer involves Holmes, Watson, and Mrs. Watson.
11. The Adventure of the Red Death
Holmes must uncover a pair of strange deaths in the home of an eccentric inventor. Guest starring Richard Sanders.
12. The Dark Chamber
Holmes and Watson must identify a masked man, in pursuit of a famous English actress.
13. The Ragwort Puzzle
A bank robbery is investigated, but how did the thief commit the crime without entering the bank?
14. The Adventure of the Mind Reader
Holmes must prevent the assassination of an African dignitary, but the suspects include Holmes brother, Mycroft.
15. The Gambrinus Cure
While investigating the possible disappearance of a businessman's wife, Holmes and Watson find more than they bargained for.
16. The Billingsgate Horror
A series of murders by decapitation may involve Holmes old foe. But, the problem is the man has been deceased for some time.
Titolo: Sherlock Holmes Radio Mysteries
Casa editrice: Topics Entertainment
Data di pubblicazione: 2002
Condizione libro: very good
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