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The Great Detectives Present Sherlock Holmes

Host Adam Graham is your guide through every circulating old time radio Sherlock Holmes episode including programs starring Basil Rathbone, Orson Welles, Tom Conway, John Stanley, and Sir John Gielgud.

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EP0954: Sherlock Holmes: The Blue Carbuncle

A lost goose sets Holmes on the trail of a jewel thief.Original Air Date: March 13, 1955

28mins

23 May 2013

Rank #1

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EP0714: Sherlock Holmes: The Fabulous Windmill

Sherlock Holmes is brought in when a Dutch dike  inspector disappears under mysterious circumstances. Original Air Date: October 24 1948 Take our listener survey: http://survey.greatdetectives.net Become one of our friends on Facebook…

38mins

19 Jul 2012

Rank #2

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EP0734: Sherlock Holmes:The Adventure of the Discordant Bells

A bell ringer is killed mysteriously in the tower of a famous bell. Original Air Date: November 21, 1948 Take our listener survey: http://survey.greatdetectives.net Become one of our friends on Facebook… http://www.face Read more ...

41mins

16 Aug 2012

Rank #3

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EP0774: Sherlock Holmes: The Bloomsbury Ballad

Sherlock Holmes investigate when the only living to an estate is murdered. Original Air Date: January 24, 1949 Take our listener survey: http://survey.greatdetectives.net Become one of our friends on Facebook… http://ww Read more ...

32mins

11 Oct 2012

Rank #4

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EP0779: Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Foot

While convalescing in Cornish country, Sherlock Holmes is confronted with a bizarre murder mystery that has seen two brothers and a sister wiped out.Original Air Date: January 31, 1949

28mins

18 Oct 2012

Rank #5

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EP0809: Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Unfortunate Valet

The promiscuous wife of a doctor is murdered.Original Air Date: March 14, 1949Become one of our friends on Facebook… http://www.facebook.com/radiodetectives

28mins

29 Nov 2012

Rank #6

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EP0699: Sherlock Holmes: The Frightened Bookkeeper

Sherlock Holmes is on the trail of a bookkeeper accused of killing a blackmailer, but did the bookkeeper do it? Original Air Date: October 3, 1948 Take our listener survey: http://survey.greatdetectives.net Become one of our friends on Facebook…

36mins

28 Jun 2012

Rank #7

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EP0709: Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of Black Peter

An old sea captain who stole a fortune is found stabbed with a harpoon. The son of the man who the old captain robbed and murdered is quickly suspect by a Holmes protégé on the police force, but Holmes believes someone else is behind the plot.Original Air Date: October 17, 1948

36mins

13 Jul 2012

Rank #8

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EP0754: Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Speckled Band

Sherlock Holmes helps a young woman who fears strange goings on at her home and the odd behavior of her stepfather. Original Air Date: December 19,1948 Take our listener survey: http://survey.greatdetectives.net Become one of our friends on Facebook…

35mins

13 Sep 2012

Rank #9

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EP0784: Sherlock Holmes: The Bloodstained Goddess

Sherlock Holmes is asked to find a woman who is inciting a revolt in a Chinese province. But is she really the villain?Original Air Date: February 7, 1949

27mins

25 Oct 2012

Rank #10

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EP0764: Sherlock Holmes: The Knife Of Vengence

A man selling a knife sharpening service is murdering his customers.Original Air Date: January 10, 1949Become one of our friends on Facebook… http://www.facebook.com/radiodetectives

30mins

27 Sep 2012

Rank #11

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EP0759: Sherlock Holmes: The Malicious Moor

Sherlock Holmes investigates the death of a Shakespearean Actress. Original Air Date: January 3, 1949 Take our listener survey: http://survey.greatdetectives.net Become one of our friends on Facebook… http://www.faceboo Read more ...

28mins

20 Sep 2012

Rank #12

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EP0769: Sherlock Holmes: The Fabulous Celebrities

Holmes could be the next target of a serial killer who is killing off celebrities. Original Air Date: January 17, 1949 Take our listener survey: http://survey.greatdetectives.net Become one of our friends on Facebook… h Read more ...

26mins

4 Oct 2012

Rank #13

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EP0834: Sherlock Holmes: The Elusive Agent, Part Two

Holmes and Watson go to Paris on the trail of the agent and are offered money for their part of the plans on a train to London. Original Air Date: March 28, 1949 Take our listener survey: http://survey.greatdetectives.net Click

27mins

3 Jan 2013

Rank #14

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EP0804: Sherlock Holmes: Murder on a Wager

Two notorious international criminals gamble in Monte Carlo on the ability of one of them to commit a crime Sherlock Holmes can’t solve-a murder.Original Air Date: March 7, 1949

29mins

22 Nov 2012

Rank #15

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EP0694: Sherlock Holmes: The Bruce Partington Plans

Sherlock Holmes tries to solve the death of a young government official and recover stolen submarine twins.Original Air Date: September 26, 1948

33mins

22 Jun 2012

Rank #16

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EP0814: Sherlock Holmes: The Mad Miners of Cardiff

What’s horrific site is causing seasoned miners to go mad as soon as they see it.Original Air Date: April 11, 1949

29mins

6 Dec 2012

Rank #17

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EP0819: Sherlock Holmes: The Burmese Goddess

Sherlock Holmes tries to find out who is behind the murder of the owner of a Burmese Idol and why they are willing to kill over it.Original Air Date: April 18, 1949

28mins

13 Dec 2012

Rank #18

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EP0704: Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Guy Fawkes Society

When a man is found dead at Baker Street’s doorstep, Holmes goes undercover to stop a plot again parliament.Original Air Date: October 10, 1948

32mins

6 Jul 2012

Rank #19

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EP0824:Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle

A lost Christmas goose puts Sherlock Holmes on the trail of a jewel thief with the freedom of an innocent man lying in the balance.Original Air Date: December 26, 1948

36mins

20 Dec 2012

Rank #20