The Sign of Four (1932)

Genres - Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Film  |   Release Date - May 1, 1932 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 63 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this Sherlock Holmes mystery, the great detective and Dr. Watson help a young woman who has received a giant pearl from a mysterious man. The woman, to whom Watson is very attracted, is also searching for her father who has mysteriously disappeared. Holmes and the Dr. first go to the home of a flamboyant fellow in South London. This man too is being harassed by the mysterious stranger. This leads the sleuths to a one-legged criminal and his assistant, a dwarf. The story climaxes with a thrilling motor boat chase down the Thames.

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deduction [reasoning], pearl, disappearance, protection, search