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Mystery!; Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Cardboard Box

Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes The Cardboard Box


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Series
Mystery!
Program
Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Cardboard Box
Program Number

1609

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

Susan Cushing has a fight with her sister Sarah over a lodger and throws them both out. When her sister Mary doesn't show up for their weekly tea, Susan goes to Holmes. That evening, during the gift exchange at Susan's Christmas Eve party, she faints when she opens a cardboard box and finds two human ears. Holmes determines that they came from different people; he suspects murder.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Drama
Creators
Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Mystery!; Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Cardboard Box,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CDB437C0410E4EBEAA9C89795B858A79.
MLA: “Mystery!; Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Cardboard Box.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CDB437C0410E4EBEAA9C89795B858A79>.
APA: Mystery!; Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Cardboard Box. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CDB437C0410E4EBEAA9C89795B858A79
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