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The Affair of the Tortoise

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The Affair of the Tortoise

The Affair of the Tortoise is the 10th episode in season 1 of the BBC TV series: The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes. Aired on 22 november 1971. 50 min.

Martin Hewitt is a fictional character created by Arthur Morrison in 1894.

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Plot summary

To solve the murder a rich but ill-mannered government official from Haiti, PI Martin Hewitt has several pieces of evidence to consider: a dead tortoise, a voodoo doll, a bloodstained axe, and a note from "an avenger." The one thing he doesn't have is a body.


Cast


  • Director : Bill Bain
  • Screenplay : Bill Craig
  • Producers : Robert Love, Lloyd Shirley
  • Music : Robert Sharples


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