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Murder in the Casbah and Other Mysteries: New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Welcome to the Golden Age of Radio and the best in classic mystery.

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 ...

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Overview

Welcome to the Golden Age of Radio and the best in classic mystery.

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.

The latest audio technology was employed to bring the best audio quality and fidelity to the original performances, which feature nostalgic wartime announcements, original commercials and radio narrations.

This special CD edition includes:

  • Murder in the Casbah and The Tankerville Club
  • The Strange Case of the Murderer in Wax and The Man With The Twisted Lip
  • The Guileless Gypsy and The Camberville Poisoners
  • The Terrifying Cats and The Submarine Cave
  • The Living Doll and The Disappearing Scientists
  • The Adventure of the Speckled Band and The Purloined Ruby

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743551021
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
  • Publication date: 11/28/2005
  • Series: New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Ser.
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Abridged, 6 CDs, 6 hours
  • Pages: 6
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 5.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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When Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce were chosen to play Holmes and Watson in the 1939 film The Hound of the Baskervilles, no one realized that they would be forever linked with the chracters of the great detective and his loyal friend. The immediate success of the film led to their being chosen to portray Holmes and Watson on the radio for 8 years in 213 episodes of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries.

When Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce were chosen to play Holmes and Watson in the 1939 film The Hound of the Baskervilles, no one realized that they would be forever linked with the characters of the great detective and his loyal friend. The immediate success of the film led to their being chosen to portray Holmes and Watson on the radio for 8 years in 213 episodes of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries.

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