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Jeremy Brett is D’Artagnan in “The Three Musketeers”: Disc Two, Episodes Six to Ten (1966) – reviewed by George

Part 6: Branded His three buddies explain to D’Artagnan why he should distrust Constance (Kathleen Breck), she is the Cardinal’s spy. And Athos (Jeremy Young) explains why he has no love life: his wife turned out to be a branded … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as D’Artagnan in “The There Musketeers”: Disc One, Episodes One to Five (1966) – reviewed by George

This 10-part miniseries (half-hour episodes) features Jeremy Brett in the starring role 18 years before he started his ten-year stint as Sherlock Holmes. The book is closely followed and the action breaks down thusly: Part One – Enemies D’Artagnan’s father … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes, Edward Hardwicke as John Watson, and Charles Gray as Mycroft Holmes in “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes” (1994) – reviewed by George

Phyllis Calvert, Barbara Hicks, Richard Caldicott, Jon Finch, and Gavin O’Herlihy as Agnes Garrideb, Emily Garrideb, Nathan Garrideb, Count Sylvius, and John Garrideb in “The Mazarin Stone” Sherlock announces to Watson that he is leaving for the highlands and plans … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes, Charles Gray as Mycroft Holmes, and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes” (1994) – reviewed by George

Frank Finlay, Anna Carteret, Patricia Kerrigan, and Nigel Planer as Professor Coram, Anna, Abigail Grosby, and Inspector Hopkins in “The Golden Pince-Nez” In this episode Watson is stuck in his surgery due to terrible weather producing many illnesses. But Mycroft … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes” (1993-1994) – Reviewed by George

Claudine Auger, Mary Ellis, Caroline Blakiston, and Gary Cady as Isadora Klein, Mary Maberley, the Dowager Duchess, and Douglas Maberley in “The Three Gables” Douglas Maberley is completely besotted with the older Isadora Klein. But she tires of him and … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Last Vampyre” (1992) – reviewed by George

Keith Barron, Roy Marsden, Maurice Denham, and Elizabeth Spriggs as Rob Ferguson, John Stockton, Reverend Merridew, and Mrs. Mason in “The Last Vampyre” This is another feature-length film for TV, and as such needs tightening – it is really slow … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Master Blackmailer” (1991) – reviewed by George

Robert Hardy, Norma West, Serena Gordon, Nickolas Grace, and Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies as Charles Augustus Milverton, Lady Diana Swinstead, Lady Eva Blackwell, Bertrand, and The Dowager. This is not an episode, but a film for television. In Paris a married woman … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” (1991) – reviewed by George

Robin Ellis and Frank Grimes as Sir Robert Norberton and John Mason in “Shoscombe Old Place” Sherlock has been reading newspapers and throwing them about, and he suddenly stops and asks Watson about Sir Robert Norberton. Watson’s quick reply is … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” (1991) – reviewed by George

Daniel Massey, Celia Gregory, and Catherine Russell as Neil Gibson, Maria Gibson, and Grace Dunbar in “The Problem of Thor Bridge” A woman walks through a garden and approaches a mansion. She is outside a room where a younger woman … Continue reading

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Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Hardwicke as John Watson in “The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes” (1991) – reviewed by George

Cheryl Campbell, Michael Jayston, Julian Curry, and Jack Klaff (as Lady Frances, Lord Rufton, Albert Schlessinger, and the Honorable Philip Green) in “The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax” I have reviewed this story once before, on July 28, 2017, starring … Continue reading

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