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The Classic Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Collectors Set #4

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)

The man who gave the world Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson probably never dreamed, when he started his writing career that his creations would become the focus of what has, over the years, developed an entire industry. His canon of Holmes and Watson adventures, fifty-six short stories and four novels, has been reproduced more times, in more different mediums then any other detective series in the history of English literature.

With full authorization from the Conan Doyle estate we bring you our third collection of full cast audio presentations of 12 of the famous Holmes stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, dramatized by noted British writer M. J. Elliott and starring John Patrick Lowrie as Holmes with Lawrence Albert as Dr. Watson

LISTEN TO THE CLASSIC TALES OF:

The Adventure of The Priory School - First published January 1904
Episode 39. On of the best-known stories from the original canon, this is tale of tragic loyalty, unreasonable jealousy and foolish pride all of which lead to murder and kidnapping.

The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter - First published August 1904
Episode 40. Holmes has investigated many strange mysteries over the years, but the disappearance of a star Rugby player just before the big game sounds like something out of a bad melodrama. However, as he and Watson are to discover this case has a deeper and ultimately sadder resolution then anyone could have first imagined.

The Naval Treaty - First published October/November 1893
Episode 41. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle listed as one of his favorites of the 60 stories he wrote about the Great Detective. Holmes and Watson called in to discover what has happened to an important document before its loss drives a man insane.

Silver Blaze - First published February 1893
Episode 42. One of the top ten of the original Conan Doyle stories and the one that asks the famous question about". the curious incident of the dog in the night."

The Adventure of the Devil's Foot - First published December 1910
Episode 44. This tale is over 100 years old and it still offers one of the finest mysteries Sherlock Holmes ever investigated. Three people sitting around a table playing cards when for no apparent reason two of them are driven insane and the third dies frothing at the mouth.

The Adventure of the Abbey Grange - First published September 1904
Episode 43. A husband protecting his wife and home from a gang of thieves is brutally killed and Scotland Yard summons Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Why, isn't this a straightforward case of breaking and entering a murder, maybe not.

The Speckled Band - First published February 1892
Episode 49. Perhaps on the of the best know of all the original Holmes tales by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this is a story of one of evil's darkest disciples and his plans for the death of two innocents.

The Musgrave Ritual - First published May 1893
Episode 45. Published in 1893 this classic Sherlock Holmes story deals with what appears to be a meaningless puzzle, a strange treasure and the sudden disappearance of two people.

The Red-Headed League - First published August 1891
Episode 46. Set in October of 1890 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle listed this as his second favorite Sherlock Holmes' story. With one of the most original plot structures devised for a Holmes tale this is truly one of the classics.

A Case of Identity - First published September 1891
Episode 47. Published in 1891 this story features one of the cruelest of all solutions in any of Sir Arthur's original tales and a villain of the lowest sort, whose crime is not punishable by law.

The Adventure of the Blanched Soldier - First published November 1926
Episode 48. Of the sixty stories that make up the Holmes Canon the Great Detective himself wrote two of them and in this tale he recounts one of the oddest and possibly most sinister cases he ever undertook.

The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire - First published January 1924
Episode 31. There have been many pastiches written where Sherlock Holmes confronts Count Dracula. this isn't one of them. However Conan Doyle does raise the question of the un-dead in this classic tale from the canon.

 

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