Mystery!; Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
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- Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax
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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
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This program opens with Watson on holiday in England's Lake District while Holmes is left behind in London. Only Watson's letters, describing his fellow hotel guests and their activities, pique his interest. It is Watson's fascination with the extraordinary Lady Frances Carfax in particular that draws Holmes' interest. But Lady Frances also attracts the interest of the other guests, including the wheelchair-bound Major Albert Shlessinger and a mysterious black-bearded horseman who watches her from the distant fells and who casts, in Watson's words, "a shadow over her life."
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- Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Mystery!; Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax,” 03/06/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F3A5ACFC558E4271B9EC2F458A1FBF57.
- MLA: “Mystery!; Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax.” 03/06/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F3A5ACFC558E4271B9EC2F458A1FBF57>.
- APA: Mystery!; Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, The: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F3A5ACFC558E4271B9EC2F458A1FBF57