The Crucifer of Blood (play 1980-1981 with Charlton Heston)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
The Crucifer of Blood (1980-1981)

The Crucifer of Blood is an American play written and directed by Paul Giovanni, performed at the Music Center, Ahmanson Theatre (Los Angeles, USA) from 5 december 1980 to 17 january 1981, starring Charlton Heston as Sherlock Holmes and Jeremy Brett as Dr. Watson.

The play is an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel : The Sign of Four (1890).

Jeremy Brett will play, 4 years later, one of the most faithful Sherlock Holmes in the TV series Sherlock Holmes (1984-1994).



Programme (p. 2)


  • Director : Paul Giovanni
  • Playwright : Paul Giovanni
  • Settings : John Wulp
  • Costumes : Noel Taylor
  • Lighting : David Hersey
  • Special Visual and Sound Effects : Bran Ferren
  • Scenery : Lynn Pecktal
  • Production Associate : Robert Linden