The Looting of the Specie Room
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
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The Looting of the Specie Room is the 12th episode in season 2 of the BBC TV series: The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes. Aired on 16 april 1973. 50 min.
Mr. Horrocks is a fictional character created by C. J. Cutliffe Hyne in 1902.
- Norman Bird also played Anthony Denham in episode A Motive for Murder in the TV series Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson in 1979 with Geoffrey Whitehead as Sherlock Holmes.
- John Tordoff also played Mr. Andrews in 1988 in the movie Without a Clue with Michael Caine as Sherlock Holmes, and in 1990, he played Berton in TV movie Hands of a Murderer with Edward Woodward as Sherlock Holmes.
- John Sterland also played the Car Renter in 1987 in TV movie The Return of Sherlock Holmes with Michael Pennington as Sherlock Holmes.
While the Oceanic ship tries to beat the speed record for crossing the Atlantic, burglars steal boxes of gold bullions. The life of Mr. Horrocks is threatened ...
- Horrocks : Ronald Fraser
- Lord Altington : Paul Hardwick
- Mrs Vanrenen : Jean Marsh
- Inspector Trent : Norman Bird
- Clayton : Stephen Yardley
- Taylor : Douglas Blackwell
- Asst. Purse Robbins : Michael Cashman
- Gaylord : John Barcroft
- Fox : John Tordoff
- Sir Edward Markham : Edward Dentith
- Captain Hardmay : Lindsay Campbell
- Jacobs : John Dawson
- Mrs Pallin : Annette Kerr
- Shipping Clerk : John Sterland
- Mrs Clayton : Mélanie Jane
- Officer : Bill Herbert
- Director : Jonathan Alwyn
- Screenplay : Ian Kennedy Martin
- Producers : Jonathan Alwyn, Kim Mills
- Music : Robert Sharples