Flashback Old Time Radio Friday – Sherlock Holmes

Now most everyone knows that the famed Arthur Conan Doyle detective, Sherlock Holmes, and his faithful companion Dr. Watson were portrayed in many a great black and white Hollywood movie by Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce.

What you may not know, and it’s the reason you come here week after week — to find these things out — is that Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce portrayed that famous duo on the radio. “The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” ran from 1939 to 1947 and the film stars produced some 220 episodes together.

So without further ado:
Tonight’s episode is:
“The Limping Ghost”
Original Air Date:
September 03, 1945
Starring Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce
Run Time:
27:59

Previous blogs on OTR:
How I Discovered OTR
A Background
The Shadow
War of the Worlds
Box 13
Christmas Old Time Radio Episodes

Flashback Fridays:
February 5, 2011 “The Man Called ‘X’”
January 21, 2011 “The Baby From Krypton.”
January 7, 2011 “Murders of the Rue Morgue.”
December 17, 2010 “Miracle on 34th Street”
November 26, 2010: Vincent Price as “The Saint”
November 19, 2010: Jimmy Stewart in “The Six Shooter”
November 12, 2010: Blue Ribbon Town starring Groucho Marx
November 05, 2010: Abbott & Costello “Who’s on First”
October 29, 2010: Lights Out “Mister Maggs (The Chest)”
October 22, 2010: Inner Sanctum “The Deadly Dummy”
October 15, 2010: Agnes Moorehead in “Sorry, Wrong Number”
October 8, 2010: Suspense: “The Dunwich Horror”
October 1, 2010: Dimension X: “Report on the Barnhouse Effect”

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