Betty is being tormented by apparent hallucinations, the latest of which she refers to as a ‘singing violin’. Her stepfather brings her fiancé to see her in this condition, and he tells the young man that there can be no wedding, because Betty is going to be declared insane. The fiancé goes to consult Sherlock […]
Howard Marion-Crawford (17 January 1914 – 24 November 1969), the grandson of writer F. Marion Crawford, was an English character actor, best known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in the 1954 television adaptation of Sherlock Holmes. In 1948, Marion-Crawford had played Holmes in a radio adaptation of "The Adventure of the Speckled Band", making him one of the few actors to portray both Holmes and Watson. He is also known for his portrayal of Dr. Petrie in a series of low budget Fu Manchu films in the 1960s, and playing Paul Temple in the BBC Radio serializations. - From Wikipedia
Dr. Watson urgently fetches Sherlock Holmes from his club, and brings him to see a French interpreter who urgently needs the detective. The interpreter, M. Dubec, explains how his services were requested by a man named Lattimer, who then abducted him and took him to an unknown location. There Dubec was asked to persuade a […]
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson return to their flat to find Brian O’Casey waiting for them. The over-excited O’Casey struggles to get his points across, but eventually he explains how he, his friend Albert, and a young woman whom he met in a bakery shop shared the price of a sweepstakes ticket, tearing the ticket […]
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are spending a restful day in the country, when they encounter a badly injured man who is carrying an unconscious young woman. They take the pair back to their flat in London, and after Dr. Watson has treated them, the man explains what has happened to them. He is Haterley, […]
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.
Sherlock Holmes and Watson are approached by a mother and father looking for their daughter’s fiance. He went missing shortly after sending a message that he was helping a lost little girl get to her home. After retracing the lost man’s steps, Holmes finds the man’s body in the fireplace of a vacant home, which […]
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.
Sherlock Holmes seeks a rational explanation for the Winthrop family legend, which foretells the death of any family member who unexpectedly finds silver coins in his possession.