Sherlock Holmes 1946-01-07 The Murderer In Wax

Sherlock Holmes 1946-01-07 The Murderer In Wax
24 dic 2019 · 29 min. 8 sec.

Ah, the iconic duo of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, brought to life by the legendary Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce! Their radio show, "The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes,"...

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Ah, the iconic duo of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, brought to life by the legendary Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce! Their radio show, "The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," spanned eight glorious seasons from 1939 to 1947, captivating audiences with thrilling mysteries and delightful wit.

Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce performing as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on the radio

Over 220 episodes saw Holmes, with his keen intellect and deductive prowess, tackle an array of perplexing cases:
  • Unraveling intricate webs of deceit in "The Adventure of the Dancing Men" and "The Problem of the Mazarin Stone."
  • Facing supernatural chills in "The Adventure of the Haunted Doll" and "The Screaming Skull."
  • Matching wits against cunning criminals in "The Case of the Christmas Pudding" and "The Adventure of the Speckled Band."
Rathbone's masterful portrayal of the enigmatic detective, with his sharp pronouncements and piercing gaze, was perfectly complemented by Bruce's bumbling yet loyal Watson, offering humor and grounding the narrative.




The show's success can be attributed to several factors:
  • Original storylines: While drawing inspiration from Conan Doyle's works, the radio series also featured many original mysteries, keeping listeners on the edge of their seats.
  • Superb writing: Talented writers like Edith Meiser and Dennis Green crafted intricate plots, sharp dialogue, and memorable characters.
  • Sound effects and music: The show's use of atmospheric sound effects and suspenseful music heightened the drama and brought the stories to life.
Today, "The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" remains a cherished part of radio history. Its legacy lies in its ability to transport listeners to a world of foggy London streets, gaslight shadows, and the brilliance of the one and only Sherlock Holmes.

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