Sherlock Holmes investigates a strange story told to him by a shopkeeper, who claims to have been a member of the ‘League of Red-Headed Men’ until it unexpectedly dissolved.
Vaudeville escape artist Harry Crocker turns to Sherlock Holmes for help when he is accused of strangling a chorus girl.
The only clue at the site of two grisly murders is a chicken’s foot. Baffled, Insp. Lestrade goes to Sherlock Holmes for assistance.
Dr. Watson accidentally comes home from his club with another man’s coat, providing an important clue when the other man is murdered late that same night.