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The Case of Harry Crocker

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The Case of Harry Crocker (1954)

The Case of Harry Crocker is the 9th episode of the 1954-1955 TV series Sherlock Holmes starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson. Aired on 13 december 1954 on MPTV (USA). Black & White. 26 min.



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Cast

Uncredited

  • Constable
  • Zaza's Assistant
  • Coroner


Crew

  • Director : Sheldon Reynolds
  • Producer : Sheldon Reynolds
  • Associate Producer : Nicole Milinaire
  • Screenplay : Harold Jack Bloom
  • 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

Escape artist Harry Crocker begs Holmes to help clear his name of a murder he didn't do, although all clues seem to accuse him. Holmes invesgigates in the theater where Crocker and the victim, Sally King, were performing, looks at the crime scene, and examines the victim's body at the morgue. Meanwhile, Lestrade becomes increasingly frustrated and angry with Crocker's repeated escapes from custody. Holmes reveals the murderer which was jealous of the victim's relationship with Harry Crocker.


Titles

  • France : Qui a tué Sally King ?
  • Germany : Der seltsame Fall des Harry Crocker





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