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Mystery!; Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Series II: The Red-Headed League

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Series
Mystery!
Program
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Series II: The Red-Headed League
Program Number

620P

Series Description

Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

Program Description

A man with bright red hair -- Jabez Wilson -- answers an advertisement for a job with a charitable foundation calling itself the Red-Headed League. When he discovers that they are prepared to pay him a large sum of money to spend fours hours a day copying the Encyclopedia Britannica, his suspicions are aroused and he consults Sherlock Holmes.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Series II: The Red-Headed League,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8FF95699B4F0451CB52670225A73AA99.
MLA: “Mystery!; Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Series II: The Red-Headed League.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8FF95699B4F0451CB52670225A73AA99>.
APA: Mystery!; Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Series II: The Red-Headed League. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8FF95699B4F0451CB52670225A73AA99
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