Holmes is asked to investigate when the Mona Lisa is stolen from the Louvre in Paris. The investigation takes a new twist when Holmes does battle with the fiendish Professor Moriarty.
A strange "league" places a mysterious advertisement in the paper, promising good wages to all red-headed men.
A rich hypochondriac sets up a doctor in a fashionable practice, moves in, and then acts frightened when a father and son disappear after a consultation.
A man is found dead shortly after changing his will to leave everything to a virtual stranger.
Holmes´ brother Mycroft (Charles Gray) encourages an investigation when a Greek interpreter receives a mysterious demand.
Holmes is faced with one of the most sinister puzzles of his career when a young girl is ordered to cut off her hair before she´ll be hired as a governess.
A precious stone with a sinister history is stolen from a hotel room.
Helen Stoner becomes concerned when she hears a mysterious whistle--a sound her sister complained about right before her death.
Servants for Colonel James Barclay hear arguing and then blood-curdling screams before finding their employer dead.
A young music teacher asks Holmes to find out why she´s being followed by a man on a bicycle.
Dr. Watson´s old school chum asks Holmes for help when he loses a copy of a secret treaty between England and Italy.
Holmes tries to crack the code of what appears to be harmless-looking chalk drawings of matchstick men.
A mysterious masked gentleman, who reveals himself as the King of Bohemia, asks Holmes and Watson to recover an incriminating photograph.
While walking along the banks of the Thames River, Watson finds a diamond tooth. Holmes soon learns that the body of a murder victim had been discovered near where Watson found the tooth.
As payment for solving a case, Holmes and Watson are invited to spend a weekend at an estate in the Balkans. However, their vacation is cut short when another guest is poisoned and their host is accused of the murder.
A condemned man scheduled to hang the next day uses his last request to ask Sherlock Holmes to prove his innocence of the murder for which he is about to be executed.
Holmes must stop the infamous Dr. Moriarty's plan to steal the Crown Jewels of England.
The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes starring Basil Rathbone, Ida Lupino, Nigel Bruce
Unlike anything in Conan-Doyle, Holmes (Basil Rathbone) arrives to late at the trial of Moriarty (George Zucco), and they share a cab ride, opening The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes, 1939.
Winner of a 1988 Swedish Academy of Detection Award
Packed with mystery and suspense, this tremendously popular Granada Television series remains true to the original Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories. Jeremy Brett stars as Sherlock Holmes; David Burke as Dr. Watson.
"Perhaps the best portrayals yet of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle´s fictional detective."
--New York Post
The adventures of master detective Sherlock Holmes as he and his assistant, Dr. Watson, (and somewhat reluctantly, the bumbling Inspector Lestrade) battle criminals in London.
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