The Adventure of the Speckled Band (radio 1930)
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
On October 20, 1930, Gillette performed the first serial radio-version of Sherlock Holmes: The Adventure of the Speckled Band. It was based on the original theater version by Conan Doyle, re-adapted by Edith Meiser, and was the first time Holmes was portrayed on radio as part of a continuing series. It was transmitted by WEAF-NBC (New York) and sponsored by George Washington Coffee. This show became the pilot of a series and, after William Gillette, Richard Gordon took over the part for the remaining 34 programs in the series.
- Radio : WEAF-NBC
- Monday 20 october 1930
- Sponsor : George Washington Coffee
- 30 min.