Broadcast: 30th May 1936
Added: Mar 06 2005
The story that Dr. Watson is about to relate is a Cornish horror known as the Adventure of the Devils Foot. It was spring of the year 1897 Holmes iron constitution had shown some signs of giving way due to some particular arduous nerve-racking winter. In March of that year Dr. Moore Aver of Harley Street positive injunctions that Holmes get out in to the country and the third week in March found Dr Watson and Holmes in a small cottage on a grassy headland on the Cornish peninsular. One morning their peace was violently interrupted and they were precipitated into the mysterious series of nerve shattering events...