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The Red Headed League

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The Case of the Red Headed League (1954)

The Red Headed League is the 11th episode of the 1954-1955 TV series Sherlock Holmes starring Ronald Howard as Sherlock Holmes and Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Watson. Aired on 27 december 1954 on MPTV (USA). Black & White. 27 min.

This episode is an adaptation of the Conan Doyle's short story : The Red-Headed League (1891).

Full episode




  • Mr. Merryweather
  • Mr. Milford
  • Mr. Riverson


  • Director : Sheldon Reynolds
  • 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

Rather the same than the original one. See The Red-Headed League.


  • France : La Ligue des cheveux roux
  • Germany : Der Fall der rothaarigen Gentlemen