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The Case of the Laughing Mummy

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The Case of the Laughing Mummy (1955)

The Case of the Laughing Mummy is the 17th episode of the 1954-1955 TV series Sherlock Holmes starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson. Aired on 7 february 1955 on MPTV (USA). Black & White. 27 min.



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Cast

Uncredited

  • Aunt Agatha


Crew

  • Director : Sheldon Reynolds
  • Producer : Sheldon Reynolds
  • Associate Producer : Nicole Milinaire
  • Screenplay : Charles Early
  • 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

Holmes and Watson visit a country manor to see an ancient Egyptian mummy that allegedly makes strange laughing sounds, but Holmes deduces that the sound comes from the roof's weathercock. Holmes further identifies the supposed mummy as the body of the uncle of Reggie Taunton, professor Joseph Taunton.


Titles

  • France : La Menace d'Amenotep
  • Germany : Der Fall der lachenden Mumie





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