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    • 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

    • Colonel Warburton's Madness and The Iron Box

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode 8
    • 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 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    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, and feature perfect sound, along with nostalgic war-time announcements, original narrations and radio commercials.

    Regular price: $3.77

    • The Strange Case of the Demon Barber and The Mystery of the Headless Monk

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #4
    • 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 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sherlock Holmes vs the demon barber/headless monk

    • By Hillary on 07-04-14

    Regular price: $3.77

    • 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 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    “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!

    Regular price: $3.77

    • 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?

    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 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!

    Regular price: $3.77

    • The Terrifying Cats and The Submarine Cave

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #16
    • 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 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    On a small island Holmes and Watson are trying to save England from a sinister plot involving a pound of butter, a royal gift, and a deadly act of sabotage!

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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 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

    • The April Fool's Day Adventure

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #3
    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    When Holmes and Watson investigate, they find another body—in the same locked room and the same position! Holmes and Watson disguise themselves as furniture movers—to find out why a certain easy chair spells death.

    Regular price: $3.77

    • 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 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    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 Adventure of the Speckled Band and The Purloined Ruby

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #18
    • By: Anthony Boucher, Denis Green
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Sherlock Holmes returns to London from his retirement at his Sussex Bee farm. A beautiful woman, stolen rubies and a mysterious character from Holmes’ past lead him into a dangerous and challenging investigation. He must solve the murder of an actor…an actor portraying none other than Sherlock Holmes himself.

    Regular price: $3.77

    • 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

    • The Manor House Case and The Adventure of the Stuttering Ghost

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #20
    • 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 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Holmes must deceive Dr. Watson, Inspector Lestrade and a faceless killer. If Holmes is discovered, his life and the lives of his friends won’t be worth a plug farthing.

    Regular price: $3.77

    • The Living Doll and The Disappearing Scientists

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #17
    • 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 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Sherlock Holmes was ready for retirement when he was called on to find four vanished scientists. But the mystery turns infuriating when three reappear—without a clue to where they’ve been!

    Regular price: $3.77

    • The Great Gondolofo and The Adventure of the Original Hamlet

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Episode #21
    • 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 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Sherlock Holmes is drawn out of retirement by his brother, Mycroft, to catch a spy and a murderer. Holmes must solve the mystery before he and his brother become the next victims.

    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 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, Volume 2

    • By: Dennis Green, Anthony Boucher
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    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

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