A Sherlock Holmes story in which the detective investigates the disappearance of a missing husband who is traced to an opium-den in Wapping, where the proprietor denies knowledge of him. Holmes finds him upstairs in a pool of blood, is attacked and fights his way out. After various enquiries he solves the mystery. Originally the pilot for a proposed television series, this film ended up as a B-movie short. Written by
April 1951 (UK)
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Also Known As:
Sherlock Holmes: The Man with the Twisted Lip
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Originally a failed TV pilot, this production was released theatrically as a short subject. See more
Although this is set in the late Victorian era, trucks can distinctly be seen crossing Tower Bridge in the background. See more
London is a very big city. Every year a lot of people vanish and are never heard of again. That's none of my business because I'm a doctor. My name is John Watson. But one of these concerned me because it was a wealthy patient of mine who disappeared without a trace.