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The Case of the Winthrop Legend

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The Case of the Winthrop Legend (1954)

The Case of the Winthrop Legend is the 7th episode of the 1954-1955 TV series Sherlock Holmes starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson. Aired on 29 november 1954 on MPTV (USA). Black & White. 27 min.



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Cast


Crew

  • Director : Jack Gage
  • Producer : Sheldon Reynolds
  • Associate Producer : Nicole Milinaire
  • Screenplay : Harold Jack Bloom
  • 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

Harvey Winthrop asks Holmes to help him prevent his brother's potential death because of the terrible Winthrop legend... which tells that any Winthrop possessing a silver coin will die. Holmes travels to the Winthrop manor but is unsuccessful to prevent the death of John Winthrop. He suspects Peg, Harvey's fiancée, to be the murderer but can't prove it. Soon after, she falls in the stairs and die too. She had a silver coin in her pocket...


Titles

  • French title : La Légende de Winthrop
  • Germany : Der Fluch der Winthropes




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