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    • The Strange Case of the Murderer in Wax and Man with the Twisted Lip

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #14
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    A night of horrors is in store for Sherlock Holmes when he disguises himself as Watson and hides in a wax museum—to catch the killer of ten young girls on Hampstead Heath!

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    • The Book of Tobit and The Murder Beyond the Mountains

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #19
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    In this twisting tale, Dr. Watson recounts the events that follow the “death” of Sherlock Holmes at the Reichenbach Falls. Very much alive and disguised as a Norwegian explorer, Holmes must solve a vexing murder case—his own—in the high mountains of Tibet.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED IT!

    • By suzanne on 12-12-10

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    • The Case of the Limping Ghost and The Girl with the Gazelle

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #6
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Exactly as broadcast on September 3, 1945. “He was dressing in armor, Watson. Perhaps we can overtake him!” Every time the Earl of Lochair haunts his family castle, it means tragedy. When Holmes and Watson investigate, they find murder and not one ghost—but two!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I knew it was old radio but...

    • By Diane on 10-07-10

    Regular price: $3.77

    • The Case of the Out of Date Murder and The Waltz of Death

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #7
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    At the Emperor of Austria’s gala ball, a beautiful woman is suddenly shot dead. Holmes and Watson investigate, but the killer has only begun his deadly dance!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great mystery

    • By Michelle C. Thomas on 03-17-18

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    • The Unfortunate Tobacconist and The Paradol Chamber

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #1
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    “I think John would be very unhappy in the fourth dimension,” said Mrs. Watson, as she and her husband contemplated investing in the new and mysterious time machine called The Paradol Chamber. An irritated Holmes comes along to see the contraption for himself, and he and Watson take a very unscheduled trip—in the company of a corpse!

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    • In Flanders Fields and The Eyes of Mr. Leyton

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #10
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The bullets are real…when Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson visit the front lines of World War I. To stop a spy, Holmes must find a missing actor—and play a part that’s fit for death!

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    • The Guileless Gyspy and The Camberville Poiseners

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #15
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    From 1939 to 1946 Americans gathered around the radio to listen to The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes-featuring Basil Rathbone as the high-strung crime-solver and Nigel Bruce as his phlegmatic assistant, Dr. Watson.

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    • The Adventure of the Blarney Stone and The Accidental Murderess

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #24
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    A quiet visit to the English countryside finds Sherlock Holmes wounded by a stray bullet. While Holmes recovers from his wound, he discovers a diabolical scheme of murder that has two people marked for death!

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    • Murder in the Casbah and Other Mysteries

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Dramatized)
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    From 1939-1946 Americans gathered around their radio to listen to The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, featuring Basil Rathbone as the high-strung crime solver and Nigel Bruce as his phlegmatic assistant, Dr. Watson. Witty, fast-paced and always surprising, these great radio plays, written by the prolific writing team of Anthony Boucher and Denis Green, are as fresh today as they were then.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The golden days of radio

    • By Brandon on 08-24-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Night Before Christmas and The Darlington Substitution

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #25
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    When Dr. Watson plays Santa for a group of young children on Christmas Eve, a simple mistake puts everyone’s life in jeopardy. Can Holmes prevent this tragedy and solve a puzzling crime at the same time?

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    • The Tell-Tale Pigeon Feathers and The Indiscretion of Mr. Edwards

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #11
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    When Sherlock Holmes is put to work by his brother, Mycroft, he discovers a man who can turn himself into a bird—or a spy—while Watson finds himself in jail!

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    • The Scandal in Bohemia and The Second Generation

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #9
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    When Holmes goes undercover to save the King of Bohemia from scandal, he is faced with a beautiful and dangerous adversary. Adapted from the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle story that made Sherlock Holmes famous!

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    • The Problem of Thor Bridge and The Double Zero

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #12
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    The odds were long that two deaths would occur at the gambling casino where Holmes and Watson were spending their holiday. But were they murders—or suicides? A classic mystery for armchair detectives!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Painful to listen to

    • By Diane on 10-07-10

    Regular price: $3.77

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    • The Stuttering Ghosts & Other Mysteries
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Anthony Boucher, Denis Green, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Conway, Nigel Bruce, Peggy Webber, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    Dr. Watson, that excellent host and incomparable storyteller, awaits us in his familiar study to relate another of his adventures with Sherlock Holmes. From the fog-shrouded streets of Victorian London come 16 intriguing episodes, starring Tom Conway as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Watson, in scripts by mystery legends Denis Green, Anthony Boucher, and more!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Old time Radio

    • By Chad on 05-23-16

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Murder by Moonlight and Other Mysteries

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    From 1939 to 1946, Americans gathered around their radios to listen to The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, featuring Basil Rathbone as the high-strung crime solver and Nigel Bruce as his phlegmatic assistant, Dr. Watson. Witty, fast-paced, and always surprising, these great radio plays, written by the prolific writing team of Anthony Boucher and Denis Green, are as fresh today as they were then.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully Entertaining

    • By V. on 01-21-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Viennese Strangler and The Notorious Canary Trainer

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #2
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    “I wonder what other treasures this box contains,” Holmes said to Watson as they searched the belongings of a murdered Hungarian in the Vienna boarding house where they were staying. After a beautiful German pianist led them to the Hungarian, a case of blackmail, a Chinese actor, and a flirtatious soprano forced Holmes to put aside his violin and go undercover—for a date with a strangler.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sherlock Holmes Forever!

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-28-15

    Regular price: $3.77

    • Murder in the Casbah and The Tankerville Club

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #13
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    A young friend of Dr. Watson’s faces certain death in a duel with Colonel Sebastian Moran. The young man was accused of cheating at cards, but Holmes knows murder is in the making!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't finish it even though it's an hour

    • By Diane on 10-07-10

    Regular price: $3.77

    • The Gunpowder Plot and The Babbling Butler

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #23
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    “I must say, his actions tonight hardly seem the behavior or a sane man!" comments Dr. Watson on the peculiar musings of the babbling butler. Yet this is only the beginning, as Holmes and Watson find themselves drawn into an investigation of not one, but two tragic deaths.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • couldn't finish it even though it's an hour

    • By Diane on 10-07-10

    Regular price: $3.77

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 1

    • By: Dennis Green, Anthony Boucher
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    For many longtime fans, Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce will always personify Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson, but it may come as a surprise to even the most devoted Baker Street enthusiast to discover that, for one radio season the world's greatest consulting detective was portrayed by actor Tom Cornway, best remembered for playing The Falcon in a series of 1940s films.

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Haunting of Sherlock Holmes and Baconian Cipher

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #26
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    On a holiday in a small Balkan country, Holmes and Watson observe the execution of the beautiful opera singer, Lilly Rhena, who was accused of spying. Yet shortly after her demise, she visits the detective and his companion in their hotel suite. Can Holmes and Watson unravel the mystery without putting their own lives in peril?

    Regular price: $3.77

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