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In 1939, Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce were cast as Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson in 20th Century Fox's 'The Hound of the Baskervilles', a teaming which led to thirteen more films, and five seasons of a radio show containing over 200 episodes.

In this special, feature-length documentary, Adam leads you through their seven year-long tenure as Conan Doyle's famous characters, revealing the workings behind the series, the names responsible for its inception, and the effect of the films on the careers of Rathbone and Bruce.

  • Who got top billing in 'The Hound of the Baskervilles', and why?
  • Who was Harry "The Henchman"?
  • What did The Hoxton Creeper have in common with Abraham Lincoln?
  • Who was involved in a notorious sex scandal during the making of 'Sherlock Homes and the Secret Weapon'?

The answers are all here...



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