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Ronald Howard is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” – Episodes 34-39 – reviewed by George

#34. The Case of the Royal Murder Holmes (Ronald Howard) has solved an extraordinary case involving the theft of state secrets from a foreign embassy in London. Holmes effectively saved the throne for the Balkan monarch King Conrad (Jacques Dacqmine), … Continue reading

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Ronald Howard is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1954-1955) – Episodes 27-33 – reviewed by George

27. The Case of the Perfect Husband After a truly wonderful and delightful First Anniversary party the happy couple is finally alone, and the husband, Russell Partridge (Michael Gough), known as a successful art collector, casually tells his wife Janet … Continue reading

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Ronald Howard is Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1954-1955) – Episodes 21-26 – reviewed by George

21. The Case of the Reluctant Carpenter I found this episode a little underdone, like a soft-boiled egg. I don’t like soft-boiled eggs. Incendiary bombs are being set off all over London (well, two so far, in a warehouse in … Continue reading

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The Seven Percent Solution (1976) Reviewed by Anita: **

Director Herbert Ross has used Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes in a most twisted fashion.  As a matter of fact, this particular film takes fact and fiction into a counter intuitive reality.  I don’t like it.  Which is … Continue reading

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Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1954-1955) – Episodes 16-20 – reviewed by George

16. The Case of the Greystone Inscription A very cleverly written episode about King Richard, in the late 1300’s, hiding some of his royal wealth at Greystone Castle, and Sir Richard Greystone sending the King a receipt in rhyme that … Continue reading

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20 Million Miles to Earth (1957) Reviewed by Anita: ***

Hey science fiction fans have you seen  this one?  20 Million Miles to Earth is a straight up classic in this genre.  Directed by Nathan Juran, it is a story about the United States first human expedition to Venus.  Actually the … Continue reading

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American Gods (2017) – Part II – reviewed by George

So on Saturday I watched Episode 3 in which Mr. Wednesday and Shadow go to Chicago to rob a bank, but first they make snow. At last I saw a hint of the entertainment that the concept of gods fighting … Continue reading

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American Gods (2017) – reviewed by George

This show has received the most gushing hype of any TV show that I can remember. Stuff like “Your new obsession” and something about “Someone will lose their throne”, a clear indication that that person likes this show better than … Continue reading

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Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1954-1955) – Episodes 11-15 – reviewed by George

11. The Red Headed League A shop-owner is granted membership in the Red Headed League because of his rich, dark red hair, and learns that he has been hired at a fantastic salary to hand-copy the Encyclopedia Britannica in the … Continue reading

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Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1954-1955) – Episodes 6-10 – reviewed by George

6. “The Case of the Shy Ballerina” A man who wanted to write music for the ballet is found dead in a park, and his wife Mrs. Shelton, (Nathalie Schafer from “Gilligan’s Island”) tells Holmes that their recent trip to … Continue reading

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