During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services. He summons Holmes for help and the master detective proceeds to solve the crime from ... See full summary »
Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed off. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot.
This, the second film with Arthur Wontner as Sherlock Holmes, is regarded as a lost film with no prints known to exist. The first film in the series, Sherlock Holmes' Fatal Hour (1931), was also considered a lost film until a print was discovered in the United States. See more »