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The Case of the Texas Cowgirl

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The Case of the Texas Cowgirl (1954)

The Case of the Texas Cowgirl is the 4th episode of the 1954-1955 TV series Sherlock Holmes starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson. Aired on 8 november 1954 on MPTV (USA). Black & White. 27 min.

Full episode





  • Director : Steve Previn
  • Producer : Sheldon Reynolds
  • Associate Producer : Nicole Milinaire
  • Screenplay : Charles Early, Joseph 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

Minnie O'Malley, a cowgirl in Bison Jack's rodeo show, seeks help from Holmes to remove a dead body from her hotel room. With Watson they move the body in the room in front of Minnie's one. Then inspector Lestrade identifies the body as a known burglar. Holmes unmasks the murderer by finding some stolen jewelry hidden in the room thus unmasking Honeywell the occupant of the room.


  • France : Meurtre au rodéo
  • Germany : Der Fall des Texas Showgirls