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    • The Edgar Allan Poe Audio Collection

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe
    • Narrated by: Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 430
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    Vincent Price and Basil Rathbone brilliantly interpret twenty of Edgar Allan Poe's most chilling stories and poems - an unforgettably intense listening experience!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent performance, poor formatting.

    • By tom on 10-24-11

    Regular price: $20.52

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 60-Episode Set

    • By: PDQ AudioWorks, Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 28 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    The world-famous sleuth is back in this astounding 60-episode collection (many previously believed to have been lost) direct from the original radio broadcasts. Featuring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, this collection contains nearly 30 hours of Old Time Radio broadcasting at its best. Digitally remastered from the original broadcast recordings, this amazing set is a true collector's item for Sherlock Holmes fans everywhere!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Old Radio at it's best

    • By William on 04-27-14

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Scary Halloween Stories

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, and others
    • Narrated by: Nelson Olmsted, Laurence Olivier, Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Nine spine-chilling stories from Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Jerome K. Jerome, read by Laurence Olivier, Nelson Olmsted, and Basil Rathbone.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Campy old readings

    • By staples on 11-07-14

    Regular price: $9.39

    • Sherlock Holmes: Elementary

    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Old Time Radio
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Radio’s greatest sleuths, bar none - here are Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson! Deep voiced Basil Rathbone (with his deerstalker cap and chiseled silhouette) gives his definitive portrayal of Holmes, while Nigel Bruce (Hollywood’s favorite jolly old Englishman) lends support as the delightfully amazed Watson. Venture into the fog and mist of Victorian London for 16 mind-challenging thrillers. Solve cases of intrigue and blackmail, of missing gems and missing persons, of maharajas and murder - all inspired by incidents in the original stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Nick Gudmunson on 10-15-18

    Regular price: $22.37

    • Sherlock Holmes

    • Strange and Singular
    • By: Original Radio Broadcast
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Headless monks, disappearing scientists, demon barbers, and clever killers abound when Sherlock Holmes is on the case! Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce are the World's Greatest Detective and his doughty sidekick in this collection of 16 classic episodes! Journey back to those foggy days in London Town when, at the slightest provocation, "the game's afoot"! Let yourself be led by the legendary pipe-smoking, cap-wearing genius who solves the mystery, saves the day, and even seems to come back from the dead!

    Regular price: $22.37

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Vol. 2

    • The Classic Radio Collection
    • By: Hollywood 360
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective genius, Sherlock Holmes, first came to NBC radio in 1930, starring Richard Gordon. By 1939, Basil Rathbone took over as Holmes, with Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson. The duo were simultaneously starring in a very popular series of Sherlock Holmes' movies for the Fox and Universal studios.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • 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 Minister's Black Veil

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Basil Rathbone reads Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story about the minister of a small town who suddenly and without explanation starts to wear a black veil.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Skips around frequently!

    • By Hartman on 03-09-14

    Regular price: $5.77

    • Young Goodman Brown

    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Basil Rathbone reads Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, set in Puritan New England, which addresses one of his common themes: the conflict between good and evil in human nature and, in particular, the problem of public goodness and private wickedness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magnificent story! Exquisite performance!

    • By The Ineffable Pangolin on 09-13-12

    Regular price: $5.77

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Volume 2

    • 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 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

    • The Phantom of the Opera

    • Classic Movies on the Radio
    • By: Lux Radio Theatre
    • Narrated by: Nelson Eddy, Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    This radio dramatization of the classic movie, which also starred Nelson Eddy, originally aired on September 13, 1943.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • 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 New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    • The Golden Age of Old Time Radio Shows, Vol. 27
    • By: PDQ AudioWorks, Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 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

    Straight from the airwaves of the '30s and '40s come these digitally remastered recordings from the live radio broadcasts featuring the original cast (including performances by Basil Rathbone as Sherlock) as they performed episodes starring the world's most famous sleuth: Sherlock Holmes.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • 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

    • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Golden Age of Old Time Radio Shows, Vol. 4

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Straight from the airwaves of the '30s and '40s come these digitally re-mastered recordings from the live radio broadcasts featuring the original cast (including performances by Basil Rathbone as Sherlock) as they performed episodes starring the world's most famous sleuth: Sherlock Holmes.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Sherlock Holmes & The Secret Weapon (Dramatised)

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    This classic performance by Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce was first broadcast in 1942. The scratches, crackle, and other noises present on the orginal recording have been digitally removed.

    Regular price: $5.77

    • 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

    Regular price: $3.77

    • Sherlock Holmes

    • The Scarlet Claw
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Holmes and Watson are in Canada attending a conference on the occult, when Lord Penrose receives a message that his wife Lady Penrose has been murdered in the small village of La Mort Rouge. Holmes and Watson are about to return to England when Holmes receives a telegram from Lady Penrose, issued before her death, asking for help as she fears for her life. Holmes decides to investigate her death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rathbone/Bruce are priceless

    • By William on 05-22-12

    Regular price: $5.77

    • Sherlock Holmes

    • The Manor House Case & Murder By Moonlight
    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Basil Rathbone
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Two more classic dramatized Sherlock Holmes tales starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce.

    Regular price: $5.77

    • 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 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    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

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