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THE BLUE CARBUNCLE (A Christmas Adventure of Sherlock Holmes)

From: Craig Wichman
Length: 54:58

During Yuletide, Holmes and Watson face several Dickensian Londoners, a dusty hat, a famous gem - and a goose! (One of Arthur Conan Doyle’s rare comic tales.)

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Authorized by the Estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
 
"The best American portrayer of Sherlock Holmes that we have today." -William Nadel, BAKER STREET IRREGULARS

As in Quicksilver’s award-winning production of THE SPECKLED BAND, Craig Wichman (Independent Film, THE DEVIL YOU KNOW) plays the Great Detective, and John Prave, the Good Doctor. The cast features Emma Palzere, Joseph Franchini, Dan Renkin, Clyde Baldo, and Soprano Soloist Bernadette Fiorella (New York City Opera). Original music by Frank Spitznagel. Sound effects by Sue Zizza, Mr. Baldo, and the cast. Engineers, Chip Fabrizi and Dominick Barbera.

Adapted and Produced by Mr. Wichman.
Directed by Jay Stern (Independent Feature, THE CHANGELING).


*As an added treat, Quicksilver presents the rarely produced short farce by famed Holmes portrayer William Gillette, THE PAINFUL PREDICAMENT OF SHERLOCK HOLMES.*

 
Recipient of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters' "AWARD OF SPECIAL MERIT."  Quicksilver has also earned the National Audio Theatre's "BEST SCRIPT" Award, and has performed by invitation at the Paley Center for Media (Museum of Television and Radio) where its shows are in the Collection.

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Authorized by the Estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
 
"The best American portrayer of Sherlock Holmes that we have today." -William Nadel, BAKER STREET IRREGULARS

As in Quicksilver’s award-winning production of THE SPECKLED BAND, Craig Wichman (Independent Film, THE DEVIL YOU KNOW) plays the Great Detective, and John Prave, the Good Doctor. The cast features Emma Palzere, Joseph Franchini, Dan Renkin, Clyde Baldo, and Soprano Soloist Bernadette Fiorella (New York City Opera). Original music by Frank Spitznagel. Sound effects by Sue Zizza, Mr. Baldo, and the cast. Engineers, Chip Fabrizi and Dominick Barbera.

Adapted and Produced by Mr. Wichman.
Directed by Jay Stern (Independent Feature, THE CHANGELING).


*As an added treat, Quicksilver presents the rarely produced short farce by famed Holmes portrayer William Gillette, THE PAINFUL PREDICAMENT OF SHERLOCK HOLMES.*

 
Recipient of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters' "AWARD OF SPECIAL MERIT."  Quicksilver has also earned the National Audio Theatre's "BEST SCRIPT" Award, and has performed by invitation at the Paley Center for Media (Museum of Television and Radio) where its shows are in the Collection.

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Like I was watching it

Old time radio at its best. The sound effects and acting brought out the images into my mind like old time radio shows. Characters as real as they come. Fabulous.

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Excellent radio theater piece for Christmas

I've previewed Quicksilver Radio Theatre's "the Blue Carbuncle" and I think it's a terrific radio theater piece for Christmas. It's compelling, fun, and the quality is first-rate in every department. It came too late for me to schedule it for this year, but I expect that it'll be the Christmas show on KUNM's Radio Theatre next year.

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