A zealous suffragette acquires a bomb shaped like a croquet ball, intending only to draw attention to her cause, but it is switched with a real croquet ball and explodes, killing a member of Parliament.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Ronald Howard ...
Sherlock Holmes
Howard Marion-Crawford ...
Dr. John H. Watson (as H. Marion Crawford)
Archie Duncan ...
Doreen Meredith
Richard Larke ...
Sgt. Wilkins (as Kenneth Richards)
Frédéric O'Brady ...
Boris Turgoff (as O'Brady)
David Gideon Thomson ...
Henry Travers


Angry over the defeat of a women's suffrage bill in Parliament, a zealous suffragette seeks out an anarchist, and acquires a bomb in the shape of a croquet ball. She does not intend to harm anyone, but the ball becomes exchanged with a real croquet ball. It is used in a game and explodes, killing a member of Parliament. Sherlock Holmes is convinced that someone else is responsible for making the switch, and he sets out to investigate. Written by Snow Leopard

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Crime | Drama | Mystery




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28 February 1955 (USA)  »

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