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First time ever on home video! Deluxe Edition, 3-Disc Set of Sherlock Holmes content! The titles in this DVD box set have all been copied from original archival film elements, chosen for their quality and rarity.
Disc 1 includes The Sleeping Cardinal (aka Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour, 1931) with Arthur Wontner, Lost in Limehouse (a 2-reel burlesque, 1933), and The Limejuice Mystery (a British 1-reel comedy, 1930).
Disc 2 includes The Sting of Death (an episode of the TV series The Elgin Hour, 1955) starring Boris Karloff as Mr. Mycroft, The Man Who Disappeared (a British TV episode with John Longden as Holmes, 1951), and the comedy shorts A Case of Hypnosis (1952) and The Strange Case of Hennessy (1933).
Disc 3 includes The Adventure of the Speckled Band (1949, with Alan Napier as Holmes), The Copper Beeches (1912 French film with Georges Treville as Holmes), The Man with the Twisted Lip (1921, with Eille Norwood as Holmes), The Case of the Screaming Bishop (1944 Columbia cartoon), and a bonus episode of Schlitz Playhouse of Stars called The General s Boots (1954, with Basil Rathbone).
Very interesting and pleased that it contains wonderful rare footagePublished 3 months ago by Patrick Flannery
This could have been 2 DVDs and still had the good stuff.
The Sleeping Cardinal (Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour, in the USA) is a movie adaptation of The Empty House and The... Read more
Extraordinary!!! This DVD is a must for all serious Sherlock Holmes aficionados. The film quality of the Arthur Wontner movies leaves a little to be desired but this is a minor... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Xrahdio
Great movie and all sherlock fans will love the rare films very rare footage worth having. A must have for Sherlock Fans and Doyle fans alike 5 StarsPublished 17 months ago by Scott Dickens
Enjoyed the different takes on Sherlock Holmes especially the cartoons. The Silent films also entertaining. Read morePublished on May 24, 2013 by Evelyn B. Marion
I am a lover of Sherlock Holmes movies and was extremely disappointed in this collection. I do not recoomend anyone buying this.Published on January 9, 2013 by WUFFMAN
This is not an archive of sherlock holmes. It has "some" sherlock movies in this "collection", but the title is very misleading. Read morePublished on February 15, 2012 by Columbo 11
Using Sherlock Holmes name to acquaint some of the poorest prints maliciously attributed with Holmes is nothing but a rip-off and an insult to all Sherlockians. Read morePublished on November 21, 2011 by Robert M. Mckinley
I BOUGHT IT EXPECTING A COLLECTION OF OLD SHERLOCK HOLMES MOVIES, NOT PARODIES, CARTOONS AND MONKIES. Read morePublished on September 16, 2011 by BILL
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