S.S. Van Dine's urbane sleuth, and the many actors who inhabited the role, are spotlighted in these memorable whodunits. Basil Rathbone must stop a serial killer with a "Mother Goose" motif in "The Bishop Murder Case" (1930). Leila Hyams, Roland Young co-star. A drowning death, and some unearthly footprints, challenge Warren William in "The Dragon Murder Case" (1934). Margaret Lindsay, Eugene Pallette co-star. Paul Lukas must uncover the poisoner stalking a wealthy family in "The Casino Murder Case" (1935). Rosalind Russell, Alison Skipworth co-star. Edmund Lowe has to break the spell of a hypnotist driving his victims to suicide in "The Garden Murder Case" (1936). Virginia Bruce, Gene Lockhart co-star. James Stephenson sheds light on the untimely demise of a suspected trafficker in war plans in "Calling Philo Vance" (1940). Three-disc set also includes "The Kennel Murder Case" (1933), with William Powell as Vance. 7 1/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.