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Request Performance: Sherlock Holmes (radio 1945)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Ad in The Calgary Herald (3 november 1945, p. 27)

Sherlock Holmes is a sequence of the American radio show "Request Performance", adapted by John Dickson Carr, aired on 4 november 1945 on the CBS network, starring Nigel Bruce as Sherlock Holmes and Basil Rathbone as Dr. Watson. 4 min.

In this show, Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce swaps their roles of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in a short funny skit.


Full episode



  • Director : William N. Robson
  • Musical Director : Leith Stevens