- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours
- Video: Black & White
- Released: January 21, 2003
- Originally Released: 1954
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
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Description by OLDIES.com:
Introduced in Europe for American audiences, the "Sherlock Holmes" 1954 TV series captures the essence of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's characters and themes. Ronald Howard (son of film star Leslie Howard) stars as the intensely analytical Holmes, aided by Dr. Watson (H. Marion Crawford) and antagonized by the Inspector Lestrade (Archie Duncan).
The Case of the Baker Street Bachelors: A politician is accused of committing a violent act and payment is demanded to make the charge go away. To expose the blackmailers, the detectives join a lonely hearts club, but when their plan goes too far, Holmes is arrested and ends up behind bars.
The Case of the Baker Street Nursemaids: Holmes and Watson are baffled when a baby is delivered to their doorstep. A sinister twist emerges when the child turns out to be the son of a missing French scientist. Watson is brutally attacked and the baby is kidnapped. The detectives must find a way to save the family and avert an international scandal.
The Case of Lady Beryl: A businessman is murdered in a home of high nobility. The lady of the house confesses to the killing, yet Holmes suspects she is covering something up. His solution is a masterpiece of deductive reasoning, dazzling both the innocent and the guilty.
The Case of Harry Crocker: An escape artist is accused of murder when his lover is found strangled in an alley. While the magician evades the police, Holmes tries to clear the man's name.
Four Vintage TV episodes featuring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's master detective.