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JAMES is the leader. Happy Half-Hour at 6, discussion at 6:30.
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CREE proves once again that ACD was a master of the Gothic genre. Yet when he wrote it in 1923, what seemed like science fiction was only too true in some of the quack "medical" treatments being touted for various conditions. (For that healthy glow, drink radioactive water!) In fact, the "Monkey Gland Doctor" Serge Voronoff made a fortune in the 1920s grafting monkey testicles onto humans to try to enhance or revive sexual performance.
We get truly bizarre behavior, mysterious letters, and a dog who does something in the nighttime. And the May-December engagement between the professor and his daughter's friend is not the least creepy element.
Granada filmed the story in 1991 and I, for one, thought it was a lot of fun.