Sherlock Holmes : The Copper Beeches (1985)

Genres - Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Show [TV], Whodunit  |   Run Time - 51 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom   |  
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Synopsis by Linda Rasmussen

"The Cooper Beeches" is an episode of the television series The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, an excellent adaptation of the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories, produced in Britain for Granada TV. In this episode, directed by Paul Annett, Jeremy Brett portrays the famed detective, aided by his companion Dr. Watson as the two help a governess, Violet Hunter (Natasha Richardson), who is employed by a strange couple -- Jephro Rucastle (Joss Ackland) and his wife (Lottie Ward). This episode, written by Bill Craig, re-creates the adventures of Conan Doyle's Victorian detective with impeccable faithfulness to the original story first published in the Strand Magazine during the late 19th century. This series was followed by a sequel, as well as several TV movie adaptations.



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