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Sherlock Jr. (1924) - Plot Summary Poster

(1924)

Plot Summary

  • A meek and mild projectionist, who also cleans up after screenings, would like nothing better than to be a private detective. He becomes engaged to a pretty girl but a ladies man known as the Sheik vies for her affection. He gets rid of the projectionist by stealing a pocket watch belonging to the girl's father - which he pawns to buy her an expensive box of candy. He then slips the pawn ticket into the projectionist's pocket and subsequently is found by the police. He doesn't have much luck but in his dreams, he the debonair and renowned detective Sherlock Jr. who faces danger and solves the crime. In real life, the girl solves crimes quickly.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • A projectionist is studying to be a detective and is in love with a young lady. When he proposes her, his rival steals the chain watch of her father and incriminates him. The disappointed young projectionist returns to his job and while projecting the film, he dreams on being the detective of the story. Meanwhile, the girl finds the truth and acquits the guilty of the projectionist to her father.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.

    - Written by Shannon Patrick Sullivan <shannon@mun.ca>

Synopsis

Sherlock Jr. starts with a proverb: "Dont try to do two things at once and expect do justice to both." The projectionist/Sherlock Jr...

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