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    • 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

    • 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!

    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    • The Case of the Out of Date Murder and The Waltz of Death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 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    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

    • 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 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!

    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 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    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, 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 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 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 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 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 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    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!

    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

    • 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 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    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 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 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    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 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 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    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

    • 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 35 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 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 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    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.

    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 30 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

    • 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

    • Sherlock Holmes: Cue for Murder

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Tom Conway, Nigel Bruce, Peggy Webber, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Through tales of ancient curses and international spies...through mysteries featuring men of title and creatures of the night...Tom Conway gives voice to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's clever creation: Sherlock Holmes. The cerebral sleuth is accompanied and assisted by the able Dr. Watson, brought to life by Nigel Bruce.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Old time Radio

    • By Chad on 06-02-16

    Regular price: $22.37

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