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The Best of Sherlock Holmes Collector's Set DVD

Item #: XB0152
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A treasure-trove of vintage Holmes, from the earliest known film to feature the famous detective (1900), silents from the 1920s, an original 1934 screen test with Nigel Bruce, the 1939 radio series with Basil Rathbone as Holmes, movie trailers from the 1940s, shorts and films in the style of Sherlock Holmes (including a "Felix the Cat" cartoon), and the complete first season (all 39 episodes) of the 1954 American TV series starring Ronald Howard. 27 hrs, 12 DVDs, color and B&W.
Main Features
• Sherlock Holmes Baffled (1900, 1 min, silent)
• The Copper Beeches (1912, 25 min, silent)
• The Dying Detective (1921, 30 min, silent)
• The Man with the Twisted Lip (1921, 28 min, silent)
• The Devil's Foot (1921, 29 min, silent)
• Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour (1931, 82 min)
• The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Radio Show (1939, 29 min)
• Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942, 68 min)
• Sherlock Holmes y la Mira Secreta (1942, 68 min)
• The Adventure of the Speckled Band (1949, 27 min)
• The Man Who Disappeared (1951, 27 min)
• Sherlock Holmes American TV Series (1954)
• All 39 episodes of the first season of Sherlock Holmes, remastered. Starring Ronald Howard and Howard Marion Crawford. Each episode is 25 minutes
• The Sting of Death (1955, 53 min)

Sherlock Holmes: Behind the Scenes
• Nigel Bruce & Leslie Banks screen test (1934)
• Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce behind-the-scenes photos (1939-1946)
• Original Movie Trailers (starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce) for The Secret Weapon, The Pearl of Death, Pursuit to Algiers, Dressed to Kill, and The Spider Woman. (1940s)

Shots and Films in the Style of Sherlock Holmes
• ""The Mystery of the Leaping Fish"" with Douglas Fairbanks (1916, silent)
• ""The Mysterious Mystery!"" with Our Gang (1924, silent short)
• ""Slick Sleuths"" with Mutt & Jeff (1926, silent cartoon)
• Sir Arthur Conan Doyle interview (1927)
• ""Sure-Locked Homes"" with Felix the Cat (1928, silent cartoon)
• ""Limejuice Mystery"" with Ottorino Gomo's marionettes (1930)
• ""Lost in Limehouse"" burlesque with the Masquers (1933)
• ""Strange Case of Hennessey"" with Cliff Edwards (1933)
• ""The Case of the Screaming Bishop"" (1944, cartoon)
• ""Prof. Lightskull & Doc Twiddle: Inside India"" with an all-chimpanzee cast (1951)
• ""A Case of Hypnosis"" with an all-chimpanzee cast (1952)
• ""The General's Boots"" from the ""Schlitz Playhouse of Stars"" television series (1954)
• ""The Singular Case of the Plural Green Mustache"" computer short (1965)
• ""The Mystery of the Willing Victims"" State Farm Insurance cartoon (1981)
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 27 hours
Format: Full screen
Number of discs: 12
Language: English
Foreign Language Subtitles: Sherlock Holmes y la Mira Secreta is in English with Spanish subtitles
Color or B&W: Color and Black & White
CC: No
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Audio Format: Mono
Rating: NR
Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Ronald Howard, Howard Marion Crawford, Boris Karloff, John Longden, Alan Napier, Georges Tréeville, Ellie Norwood, Arthur Wontner, Douglas Fairbanks, Cliff Edwards, Leslie Banks
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