Sherlock Holmes (radio 1935)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
William Gillette around 1930

On 18 november 1935, William Gillette (82 years old) performed his own Sherlock Holmes on WABC radio of New York. His play was re-adapted by Edith Meiser. Reginald Mason played Dr. Watson and Charles Bryant played Professor Moriarty. This play was the pilot for a new Holmes series by Lux Radio Theater. The New York Times said that Gillette was "still the best, with all his shades and improvisation" (William Gillette, America's Sherlock Holmes by Henry Zecher).

  • Radio : WABC (New York)
  • Monday 18 november 1935
  • 50 min.