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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905)

The millionaire's child is kidnapped. Sherlock Holmes after many thrilling adventures and narrow escapes rescues the child.

Director:

J. Stuart Blackton

Writers:

Arthur Conan Doyle (story), Theodore A. Liebler Jr. (scenario)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson ... Sherlock Holmes
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
H. Kyrle Bellew ... John H. Watson, M.D.
Paul Panzer ... Bandit
J. Barney Sherry ... Bandit
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Storyline

A group of bandits, who sign their ransom note 'The Sign of the Four', kidnap a millionaire's daughter. The panicking father visits the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and pleads for help. Sherlock Holmes meets the bandits at the rendezvous location, and after a number of adventures with narrow escapes, he rescues the child, returning him to 221B Baker Street for the joyful reunion with the father. Written by Howard O.

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Genres:

Short | Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Trivia

Maurice Costello was incorrectly credited as the Sherlock Holmes actor, when it was more likely Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson. Per article The Case of The Vitagraph Holmes Or, Cowboy in a Deerstalker by Howard Ostrom. See more »

Connections

Version of The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935) See more »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

None

Release Date:

7 October 1905 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; or, Held for a Ransom See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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