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It's elementary that any Conan Doyle fan will want this splendid set of Sherlock Holmes mysteries-twelve timeless classics performed as radio theater, linked by violin music interludes.The great Sir John Gielgud stars as the sleuth of Baker Street, with Ralph Richardson as his venerable companion, Dr. Watson, and Orson Welles as the nefarious Professor Moriarty. With three giants of the theater in such colorful roles, it's no mystery why this collection is so popular.Includes:“The Blue Carbuncle”“A Case of Identity”“Charles August Milverton”“The Dying Detective”“The Final Problem”“The Golden Pince-Nez”“The Norwood Builder”“A Scandal in Bohemia”“The Second Stain”“The Six Napoleons”“The Solitary Cyclist”“The Speckled Band”
|Edition description:||Fully dramatized; 5.25 hours|
|Product dimensions:||5.10(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), a Scottish writer whose works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays, romances, poetry, and nonfiction, is best known as the creator of the detective Sherlock Holmes.
Date of Birth:May 22, 1859
Date of Death:July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885
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The cast is perfection: just to listen to John Gielgud
would be pleasure enough, but each cast member is terrific.