The original, highly-acclaimed series starring Jeremy Brett as Holmes and featuring first David Burke, then later Edward Hardwicke as Watson, returns. Brett's Sherlock is considered by many to be the definitive portrayal of Arthur Conan Doyle's master sleuth.
The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax (#301) Duration: 50:31 TVG
Lady Frances Carfax is caught between an old family quarrel with her brother and a sinister horseman who seems to haunt her life. Holmes senses danger but before he can reach her she disappears.
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The Problem of Thor Bridge (#302) Duration: 48:36 TVG
Maria Gibson, a dejected wife, arranges to meet her children's governess Grace Dunbar at Thor Bridge but is gunned down in cold blood.
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The Golden Pince-Nez (#309) Duration: 51:20 STEREO TVG
Holmes investigates when Willoughby Smith, secretary to Professor Coram is found dead clutching a pince-nez.
The Adventure of Shoscombe Old Place (#303) Duration: 51:49 TVG
Sir Robert Norberton has gambled all on the success of a horse in the Champion Stakes - if it loses, he'll be ruined! Featuring a young Jude Law (Cold Mountain, The Talented Mr. Ripley) in a supporting role.
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The Red Circle (#310) Duration: 51:31 STEREO TVG
Signor Zamba is murdered by a member of the notorious "Red Circle".
The Boscombe Valley Mystery (#304) Duration: 51:50 TVG
A man is found dying beside a lake by his son. The trail leads to blackmail and Australian gold mines, and then Holmes makes a breakthrough.
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The Adventure of the Illustrious Client (#305) Duration: 52:23 TVG
Intrigue and deception are the order of the day - but is it all too much for the great detective?
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The Mazarin Stone (#311) Duration: 51:17 STEREO TVG
Sherlock Holmes is in the Highlands and Mycroft is called in to recover the Mazarin stone.
The Dancing Men (#101) Duration: 52:01
Holmes and Watson unravel the mystery of the "dancing men" and apprehend the man who has been threatening Mrs. Cubitt. But will they be in time to prevent her attempted suicide and catch the killer behind Mr. Cubitt's tragic murder?
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The Naval Treaty (#102) Duration: 52:04
Apart from the Minister himself, Percy Phelps is the only man in the Foreign Office with access to the secret treaty between Great Britain and Italy. When the treaty disappears Phelps, tortured by guilt, calls on the services of Sherlock Holmes. With world peace in danger, it seems only one man can help but can Holmes find the treaty in time?
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The Solitary Cyclist (#103) Duration: 52:00
Violet Smith consults Sherlock Holmes over the mysterious cyclist who has been following her on a regular basis. Meanwhile, the efforts of three men, returned from South Africa to defraud her of her inheritance by forcing her to marry one of them, are thwarted by Holmes and Watson. Is there a connection, who is the solitary cyclist and is he really trying to protect her?
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The Cardboard Box (#312) Duration: 51:25 STEREO TVG
Mary Cushing enlists Sherlock Holmes in investigating the disappearance of her sister, Susan.
The Crooked Man (#104) Duration: 51:34
Holmes and Watson visit Aldershot, to investigate the violent death of Colonel James Barclay. A tragic love story is unveiled which exposes the identity of a horribly deformed man, the "crooked man". His involvement in the case begins to place doubt in Holmes' mind - could Barclay have died of natural causes?
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The Sign of Four - Part 1 & 2 (#401) Duration: 54:46 STEREO TVG
For months Holmes has been in the grip of the dreadful frustration of enforced inactivity. But, with the entrance of Mary Morstan, begins the adventure which Watson will later record as THE SIGN OF FOUR. The mysterious disappearance of her father years before, and an annual gift from an anonymous benefactor intrigues Holmes enough to become involved in the case.
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