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    • The Ultimate Sherlock Holmes Collection

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Bart Wolffe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    An entertaining selection of Sherlock Holmes short stories narrated by renowned actors including Sir John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Sir Ralph Richardson Reads Keats

    • By: John Keats
    • Narrated by: Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Sir Ralph Richardson reads a selection of Keats' finest works, including 'To Autumn' and 'Ode To A Nightingale'.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • The Red-Headed League

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In this story, a strange and curious society of red-headed men leads Holmes to stumble upon plans for a bank robbery. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • A Scandal in Bohemia

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Original Recording
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
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    Based on an original story of the same name, this drama presents a delicate case involving an adventuresome monarch; an indiscreet photograph leads Holmes to the one person could not outwit – the beautiful and dangerous Irene Adler. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Traitor

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson, Val Gielgud
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Here, Holmes’s brother Mycroft, played by John Gielgud’s brother Val, enlists the help of the sleuth over some missing government documents.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Solitary Cyclist

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In one of the most intriguing of the mysteries, Holmes helps a young woman in trouble from a seemingly phantom follower, following the death of a rich uncle. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Yoxley Case

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This episode is based on Conan Doyle's story "The Adventure of the Golden Pince-Nez", in which Holmes investigates the stabbing of a young professor's aide. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Norwood Builder

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In this episode, Holmes's case involves a young lawyer who, after inheriting some money, is accused of his benefactor's murder. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Six Napoleons

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    From an original story entitled "The Adventure of the Six Napoleons", this tale shows how Holmes tracks down a precious gem, secreted by a clever jewel thief in a supposedly perfect hiding-place. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Empty House

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    From an original story entitled "The Adventure of the Empty House", the motto "dead men tell no tales" is proved untrue when Holmes returns to dispense justice to the last of the Moriarty gang. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Blue Carbuncle

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Here, Sherlock Holmes's Christmas celebration is interrupted by a goose – one that has swallowed the precious "Blue Carbuncle" jewel. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • A Case of Identity

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 25 mins
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    Here, a conniving man indulges in a ruthless scheme to acquire his step-daughter's inheritance - until Holmes comes upon the scene. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Rare Disease

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Holmes plays possum and traps a conniving doctor into confessing to what he had thought was the perfect crime. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Silverblaze

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This episode: Conan Doyle's original story was titled "The Adventure of Silver Blaze", in which Holmes searches for a murderer and a missing racehorse. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Blackmailer

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    This episode was based on Conan Doyle's original story "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton". Here, Holmes resorts to some law breaking of his own, in the pursuit of essential evidence against a powerful blackmailer. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Speckled Band

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In this episode, Holmes and Watson are entreated by a woman to investigate her sister's horrible and mysterious death. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • The Second Stain

    • By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Sir John Gielgud, Sir Ralph Richardson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    The episode's full title was "The Mystery of the Second Stain" – the original story being "The Adventure of the Second Stain." Here, Holmes scores a diplomatic coup when he stops a certain letter from falling into the wrong hands. The 16 episodes of Sherlock Holmes starring Gielgud and Richardson were produced by Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009) for his "Towers of London" company. They were first broadcast on the old BBC Light Programme in 1954, and by NBC in 1955; they are still regarded by many as the definitive Holmes series. Heritage Media acquired exclusive distribution rights to the series from Towers in 1994; the series was licensed for several years with great success to Hodder Headline and reverted to Heritage at the end of 2009.

    Regular price: $2.95