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The Crucifer of Blood (play 1980 with Peter Donat)

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The Crucifer of Blood is an American play, written by Paul Giovanni and directed by David Hammond, performed at the American Conservatory Theatre (San Francisco, USA) from 9 january to 24 april 1980 (26 performances), starring Peter Donat as Sherlock Holmes and Daniel Davis as Dr. Watson.

The play is an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel: The Sign of Four (1890).


  • Director : David Hammond
  • Playwright : Paul Giovanni
  • Associate Director : John Fletcher
  • Scenery : Michael Miller
  • Costumes : Cathleen Edwards
  • Lighting : Dirk Epperson
  • Sound : Alfred Tetzner