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Basil Rathbone Check From The William Morris Agency

Basil Rathbone Check From The William Morris Agency

“And now, your Grace, I’ll trouble you for that cheque.” – The Adventure of the Priory School (PRIO) Check collecting is another aspect of numismatics for a few collectors.  For Sherlockians, this field allows us to find checks from banks mentioned in stories from the Canon or from actors and actresses from the various dramatic… Continue Reading

Basil Rathbone Reads Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven

Basil Rathbone Reads Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven

“Nothing stirred over the vast expanse save a pair of ravens…” – The Hound of The Baskervilles (HOUN) With Halloween approaching later this week, we present this recording of Basil Rathbone doing a dramatic reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven. Poe is widely credited with creating the genre of detective fiction and his character of… Continue Reading

The Three Garridebs on Radio

The Three Garridebs on Radio

The Adventure of the Three Garridebs has been adapted seven times for radio. Sherlock Holmes first appeared on the NBC Blue radio network on October 20, 1930 and was played by William Gillette, the noted stage actor who was synonymous with Holmes since the turn of the century.  Gillette was replaced the following week by… Continue Reading