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Sherlock Holmes: a Baker Street Dozen.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 1953/2001. Performed by John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Orson Welles. 6 tapes. 6 hrs. HighBridge Audio. 1-56511-557-0. $26.95. Cardboard and plastic; content notes. SA

This is a fully dramatized series of 12 Conan Doyle stories featuring his famous detective. The collection includes: "The Blue Carbuncle," "The Golden Pince-Nez," "The Norwood Builder," " The Solitary Cyclist," "The Final Problem," "A Case of Identity," "The Six Napoleons," "The Dying Detective," "The Second Stain," "The Speckled Band," "The Blackmailer," and "A Scandal in Bohemia." Holmes is played by Gielgud, and Richardson renders his able assistant Dr. James Watson. Welles appears as Professor Moriarty.

The production is professional, with original music, sound effects, and an excellent supporting cast. The series will appeal to fans of the great detective. Each story is 20 to 30 minutes long, one per tape side, so it is possible to nibble at the stories like English toffees. Janet Julian, former English Teacher, Grafton H.S., Grafton, MA
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Date:May 1, 2002
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