Friday, May 21, 2010

DVD: 1965 DOUGLAS WILMER SHERLOCK HOLMES SERIES TO DVD SEPTEMBER 2010

According to a BBC America Press release on April 16th, 2010 the BBC and Warner Home Video are planning a release of the 11 surviving complete episodes of the 1965 BBC Television series starring Douglas Wilmer as Sherlock Holmes. Details on the release appear at TVShowsOnDVD.com


The 2-DVD package has a $19.98 SRP, and is expected to include the following:
  • Pilot: The Speckled Band
  • Episode 1 - The Illustrious Client
  • Episode 2 - The Devil's Foot
  • Episode 3 - The Copper Beeches
  • Episode 4 - The Red-Headed League
  • Episode 6 - The Six Napoleons
  • Episode 7 - The Man with the Twisted Lip
  • Episode 8 - The Beryl Coronet
  • Episode 9 - Charles Augustus Milverton
  • Epsiode 10 - The Retired Colourman
  • Episode 11 - The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
Note: Two episodes of the Douglas Wilmer series in the BBC archives are believed to be incomplete -"The Abbey Grange" and "The Bruce-Partington Plans" - so are not included in this release.

2 comments:

  1. Great!! I've been waiting to see the Douglas Wilmer series for some time now :-)

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  2. They should include the incomplete episodes as extras.

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