Sherlock Holmes 4 DVD & Bookazine Gift Set (DVD)
This Sherlock Holmes DVD And Magazine Book Set containing four classic Sherlock Holmes films with the legendary Basil Rathbone staring as the man himself, Sherlock Holmes, makes a fantastic gift for any lovers of crime or nostalgia.
These classic adaptations of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories were originally released between 1939 and 1946 directed by a handful of directors. This collection includes one film directed by Alfred L Werker and three by Roy William Neill.
Rathbone became famous for his role as Sherlock Holmes and is arguably one of the most celebrated and well-remembered actors to adopt the role, with writer David Stuart Davies stating that Basil Rathbone was "the actor who has come closest to creating the definitive Sherlock Holmes on screen" and historian Alan Barnes writing that "Rathbone was Sherlock Holmes?.
Sherlock Holmes And The Secret Weapon
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's story "The Adventure of the Dancing Men" inspired the script for The Secret Weapon. The wartime narrative sees Holmes once more faced against his arch-rival, Professor Moriarty, who was thought dead but discovered to be alive and working for the Nazis.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Professor Moriarity has a plan to steal the crown jewels from the Tower of London. To get Holmes involved, he persuades a gaucho flute player to murder a girl.
The Woman in Green
Sherlock Holmes investigates the murders of three young women who have been found around London, each with a finger severed off. The police at Scotland Yard suspect a man who is mentally unwell, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a larger sadistic plan that he wants to put a stop to.
Dressed to Kill
Sherlock Holmes sets out on a mission to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously beautiful woman, are desperate to attain three modest and inexpensive music boxes with seemingly little value or desire.
Magazine Sherlock Holmes
Created by Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes is now a world-famous fictional detective who first appeared in print in 1887. Famous for his impressive logical reasoning, his ability to successful take on almost any disguise and his use of forensic science skills to solve difficult cases, the detective skills of Sherlock Holmes are nothing less than genius.
This magazine looks at the birth of this much loved fictional character who has been played by many actors in countless adaptations of the story that doesnt seem to age. It assesses his habits and personality, his methods of detection and his influence on literature, right up to his place in our lives today including museums, societies and the a modern BBC adaptation of the novels, the series Sherlock.
Discs: 4 DVD + Book
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