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 […]
Ronald Howard (7 April 1918 – 19 December 1996) was an English actor and writer best known in the U.S. for starring in a weekly Sherlock Holmes television series in 1954. He was the son of actor Leslie Howard. - From Wikipedia
Sherlock Holmes 14 – The Case of the French Interpreter - 1955
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 13 – The Case of the Split Ticket - 1955
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 12 – The Case of the Shoeless Engineer - 1954
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 11 – The Case of the Red Headed League - 1954
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 10 – The Mother Hubbard Case - 1954
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 […]
Sherlock Holmes 09 – The Case of Harry Crocker - 1954
Vaudeville escape artist Harry Crocker turns to Sherlock Holmes for help when he is accused of strangling a chorus girl.
Sherlock Holmes 08 – The Case Of The Blind Man’s Bluff - 1954
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 07 – The Case of the Winthrop Legend - 1954
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.