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The Case of the Violent Suitor

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The Case of the Violent Suitor (1955)

The Case of the Violent Suitor is the 25th episode of the 1954-1955 TV series Sherlock Holmes starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson. Aired on 18 april 1955 on MPTV (USA). Black & White. 27 min.

Full episode




  • Director : Steve Previn
  • Producer : Sheldon Reynolds
  • Associate Producer : Nicole Milinaire
  • Screenplay : Lou Morheim
  • 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

Alex Doogle asks Holmes' help to prevent a marriage between the violent-tempered Jack Murdock and Susan Dearing, daughter of a rich manufacturer. Holmes secures a confession and learns the identity of the murderer of Susan's father.


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