The Case of the French Interpreter

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
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The Case of the French Interpreter (1955)

The Case of the French Interpreter is the 14th episode of the 1954-1955 TV series Sherlock Holmes starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson. Aired on 17 january 1955 on MPTV (USA). Black & White. 27 min.

This is an adaptation of the Conan Doyle's short story : The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter (1893) but the captive is French, he survives and Mycroft Holmes does not appear.

Full episode





  • Director : Steve Previn
  • Producer : Sheldon Reynolds
  • Associate Producer : Nicole Milinaire
  • Screenplay : Lou Morheim
  • Cinematography : Raymond Clunie
  • Production Manager : Sacha Kamenka
  • Film Editor : George Gale
  • Music : Paul Durand
  • Set Designer : Raymond Druart
  • Sound Equipment : Poste Parisien
  • Engineer : Tony Leenhardt

Plot summary

See The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter.


  • France : L'Aventure de l'interprête
  • Germany : Sherlock Holmes und der entführte Übersetzer