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.
When Dr. Watson thinks that he has seen a ghost, it puts Sherlock Holmes on a trail that leads to a crime at an art museum.
Watson and Holmes travel to Sussex to investigate the death of Squire John Douglas, violently shot with a Pennsylvania gun. They investigate suspects of the supposed murder, but Holmes suspects murder might not be the answer.