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The rivals of Sherlock Holmes. / Set 1. Vol. one

Author: Robert LoveJonathan AlwynR Austin FreemanErnest BramahArthur MorrisonAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Thorndyke is an early proponent of forensic investigation; and there is the blind gumshoe Mac Carrados; and gentleman thief Simon Carne; and Mr. Carnacki who is a detective of the occult. These men pit their wits against the best that London's underworld has to offer. Victorian London was a boon for crooks and a bane to Scotland Yard, whose job it was to keep the city safe from criminals.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery television programs
Television crime shows
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television series
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Love; Jonathan Alwyn; R Austin Freeman; Ernest Bramah; Arthur Morrison; Guy Boothby; Philip Mackie; Julian Bond; Anthony Steven; James Goddard; Kim Mills; John Neville; Robert Stephens; Peter Vaughan; Roy Dotrice; Freemantle Media Enterprises (Firm); Thames Television, ltd.; Acorn Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 433166061
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from set and individual disc containers.
Set contains 13 episodes from the series.
Originally broadcast on Thames Television in 1971.
Special features: Profiles of Dr. Thorndyke, Max Carrados, Horace Dorrington, and Simon Carne.
Cast: John Neville, Robert Stephens, Peter Vaughan, Roy Dotrice.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 203 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital.
Contents: Episode 1: A message from the deep sea --
Episode 2: The missing witness sensation --
Episode 3: The affair of the Avalanche Bicycle & Tyre Co. Ltd. --
Episode 4: The Duchess of Wiltshire's diamonds.
Other Titles: Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (Television program)
Responsibility: Freemantle Media Enterprises ; a Thames Television production ; produced by Robert Love and Jonathan Alwyn ; stories by R. Austin Freeman, Ernest Bramah, Arthur Morrison, and Guy Boothby ; dramatized by Philip Mackie, Julian Bond, and Anthony Stevens ; directed by James Goddard, Jonathan Alwyn, and Kim Mills.

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Dr. Thorndyke is an early proponent of forensic investigation; and there is the blind gumshoe Mac Carrados; and gentleman thief Simon Carne; and Mr. Carnacki who is a detective of the occult. These men pit their wits against the best that London's underworld has to offer. Victorian London was a boon for crooks and a bane to Scotland Yard, whose job it was to keep the city safe from criminals.

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