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The Case of the Christmas Pudding

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The Case of the Christmas Pudding (1955)

The Case of the Christmas Pudding is the 23th episode of the 1954-1955 TV series Sherlock Holmes starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson. Aired on 4 april 1955 on MPTV (USA). Black & White. 27 min.

The use of a bust of Sherlock Holmes is taken from the original Arthur Conan Doyle's short story The Adventure of the Empty House (1903).

Full episode





  • Director : Steve Previn
  • Producer : Sheldon Reynolds
  • Associate Producer : Nicole Milinaire
  • Screenplay : Gertrude Fass, George Fass
  • 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

John Norton, convicted of murder, swears vengeance on Holmes before his execution. Norton receives a Christmas pudding and escapes. After evading his revenge attempt, Holmes tries to find his accomplice.


  • France : Le Pudding de Noël