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The Case of the Vanished Detective

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The Case of the Vanished Detective (1955)

The Case of the Vanished Detective is the 19th episode of the 1954-1955 TV series Sherlock Holmes series starring Ronald Howard (Sherlock Holmes) and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson. Aired on 21 february 1955 on MPTV (USA). Black & White. 27 min.



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Cast

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Crew

  • 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

Dr. Watson is worried at the long, unexplained absence of Holmes, and he persuades Lestrade to help locate him. Holmes was in fact working undercover as a shopkeeper in order to catch Carson, an escaped convict. The trail leads to retired Judge Jeremiah Westlake, who had originally sentenced Carson.


Titles

  • France : Sherlock Holmes a disparu
  • Germany : Der Fall des verschwundenen Detektivs





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