Cinedigm, the leading independent streaming company super-serving enthusiast fan bases, announced that The Film Detective (TFD), the classic film restoration and streaming company, will release the Sherlock Holmes Vault Collection, featuring four Sherlock Holmes mysteries and special features, slated for release Dec. 21 on Blu-ray ($59.95) and DVD ($49.95).
TFD has also opened the store for its highly anticipated deluxe collector’s, limited-edition of the Sherlock Holmes Vault Collection, available to order now through Nov. 26 on Blu-ray ($69.99) and DVD ($59.99). This limited offer, open to Sherlock fans in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada, won’t last long.
The Sherlock Holmes Box Set comes complete with exclusive Sherlock Holmes collector’s items, fitting for every Sherlock fan to take on a case of their own. Collector’s items include a 13-month Sherlockian calendar, featuring special anniversary dates and fun facts about the history of Sherlock Holmes; a collector’s edition Sherlock Holmes magnet; a Sherlock Holmes notebook for jotting down clues; a one-year subscription to The Film Detective app; and a Sherlock Holmes tote bag.
In celebration of its biggest release to-date, TFD is gifting three lucky box sets (randomly selected winners) with an exclusive, limited-edition Sherlock Holmes custom pipe, courtesy of our friends at Peterson of Dublin.
Fresh from TFD, The Sherlock Holmes Vault Collection features four beautifully restored classic mysteries: The Fatal Hour (1931); The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935); Silver Blaze (1937), starring Arthur Wontner; and A Study in Scarlet (1933), starring Reginald Owen.
It won’t take a magnifying glass to see that the deluxe edition of The Sherlock Holmes Vault Collection features the biggest collection of bonus materials ever released by TFD on Blu-ray or DVD. Special features include a host of newly restored Sherlockian shorts, including Slick Sleuths (1926), Sherlock Holmes Baffled (1900), A Black Sherlock Holmes (1918), Sure Luck Holmes (1928), Cousins of Sherlocko (1913), The Copper Beeches (1912) and “The Case of the Blind Man’s Bluff (1954), a Sherlock Holmes bonus TV-episode starring Ronald Howard.
Special features also include Elementary Cinema: The First Cinematic Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, an original documentary by Ballyhoo Motion Pictures; Sherlock Holmes and the Blue Carbuncle, a radio broadcast recreation from Redfield Arts Audio; and exclusive introductions with filmmaker and film history icon, Samuel M. Sherman. To top it off, each of the four discs includes its own audio commentary from esteemed film experts and enthusiasts, including author Jennifer Churchill; author and film historian Jason A. Ney; writers/producers Phoef Sutton and Mark Jordan Legan; and authors/screenwriters, Peter Atkins and David Breckman; original film posters replicated as postcards, and booklet inserts with original essays from author Don Stradley and author/screenwriter C. Courtney Joyner