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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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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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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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Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes in “Sherlock Holmes” (1954-1955) Episodes 1-5 – reviewed by George

So far we’ve had a couple of TV programs featuring Holmes which were shown as part of anthology series, but this is the first actual television series about Holmes (as far as I can tell). It lasted one season, 39 … Continue reading

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