Category Archives: Mystery

The Mysterious Rose (1914)

Director : Francis Ford
Release Date : 1914
Genre : Mystery, Short
Cast : Francis Ford as Phil Kelly, Grace Cunard as Lady Raffles, John Ford as Dopey (as Jack Ford), Harry Schumm as D.A.'s Son, Wilbur Higby as Ward Boss, Eddie Boland as Yeen Kee
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
Run Time : USA:20 min
Country : USA
Company : Universal Film Manufacturing Company

A Study in Scarlet (1914/II)

Director : Francis Ford
Release Date : 1914
Genre : Mystery, Short
Cast : Francis Ford as Sherlock Holmes, Grace Cunard, John Ford as John H. Watson, M.D. (as Jack Ford), Harry Schumm, Jack Francis Directed by Francis Ford Writing credits Arthur Conan Doyle  novel "A Study in Scarlet"Grace Cunard  scenarioProduction CompaniesUniversal Film Manufacturing Company (as Universal Gold Seal)DistributorsUniversal Film Manufacturing Company hints: “sherlock holmes,based on novel” Runtime:USA:20 min Country:USALanguage:EnglishColor:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 Sound Mix:Silent Company:Universal Film Manufacturing Company Did You Know? Movie Connections:Version of "Sherlock: A Study in Pink (#1.1)" (2010)
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
Run Time : USA:20 min
Country : USA
Company : Universal Film Manufacturing Company

Der Hund von Baskerville (1914)

Director : Rudolf Meinert
Release Date : 1914
Genre : Crime, Mystery, Horror
Cast : Alwin Neuß as Sherlock Holmes, Friedrich Kühne as Stapleton, Hanni Weisse as Laura Lyons, Erwin Fichtner as Lord Henry, Andreas Van Horn as The Butler
Plot : In this early on version the classic "Hound of the Baskervilles" brainteaser is consistently adapted, notwithstanding Watson's disposition is absent…
Run Time : 65 min (2005 reconstruction)
Country : Germany
Company : Vitascope

The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1914)

Director : Not found
Release Date : 1914
Genre : Short, Crime, Horror, Mystery
Cast :
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
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Country : USA
Company : Paragon Photo Plays Company

Sherlock Holmes Solves the Sign of the Four (1913)

Director : Lloyd Lonergan
Release Date : 1913
Genre : Short, Mystery
Cast : Harry Benham as Sherlock Holmes, Charles Gunn as Dr. Watson, Mignon Anderson Directed by Lloyd Lonergan (unconfirmed)  Writing credits Arthur Conan Doyle  novel "The Sign of Four" Lloyd Lonergan  adaptationProduction CompaniesThanhouser Film CorporationDistributorsMutual Film (1913) (USA) hints: “detective,number in title,sherlock holmes,based on novel,character name in title” Also Known As: “Sherlock Holmes and 'The Sign of the Four'” – USA (alternative title) “The Sign of Four” – USA (short title) Country:USALanguage:EnglishColor:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 Sound Mix:Silent Company:Thanhouser Film Corporation Did You Know? Movie Connections:Version of The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case (1932)
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
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Country : USA
Company : Thanhouser Film Corporation

The Copper Beeches (1912)

Director : Adrien Caillard
Release Date : 1912
Genre : Short, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Cast : Georges Tréville as Sherlock Holmes Directed by Adrien Caillard Writing credits Arthur Conan Doyle  original storyProduced by Arthur Conan Doyle as. supervising producer  Production CompaniesEclair BritishSociété Française des Films ÉclairDistributorsSociété Française des Films Éclair (1912) (France) (theatrical)Warner's Features (1912) (UK) (theatrical)Synergy Home Entertainment Inc. (2009) (USA) (Included in "Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy Collection") hints: “rendezvous,shed,arrest,manor house,note” Also Known As: more » Runtime:USA:25 min (dvd release)Country:France | UKLanguage:EnglishColor:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 Filming Locations:England, UKCompany:Eclair British Did You Know? Trivia:This is one of eight Holmes adaptations produced by the French Eclair company in Britain with Georges Treville as the Great Detective with production personally supervised by Arthur Conan-Doyle himself.
Plot : An adaptation of the Sherlock Holmes chronicle regarding a father struggling to help manipulate of his daughter's inheritance pulls off not encompass Watson.
Run Time : USA:25 min (dvd release)
Country : France | UK
Company : Eclair British

Le puits et le pendule (1909)

Director : Henri Desfontaines
Release Date : 1909
Genre : Short, Mystery
Cast :
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
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Country : France
Company :

Sherlock Holmes in the Great Murder Mystery (1908)

Director : Not found
Release Date : 1908
Genre : Mystery
Cast :
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
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Country : USA
Company : Crescent Film Manufacturing Co.

L'empreinte ou La main rouge (1908)

Director : Henri Burguet
Release Date : 1908
Genre : Mystery, Short
Cast : Mistinguett, Max Dearly, Gaston Séverin, Henri Étiévant, Albert Dieudonné, Henri Burguet (as Paul-Henry Burguet), Stacia Napierkowska Directed by Henri Burguet  (as Paul-Henry Burguet) Writing credits Fernand Le Borne  writerCinematography by Émile Pierre Production CompaniesPathé Frères (as Film d'Art)DistributorsPathé Frères (1908) (France) hints: ” Country:FranceLanguage:French | NoneColor:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 Sound Mix:Silent Company:Pathé Frères
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
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Country : France
Company : Pathé Frères

Legend of a Ghost (1908)

Director : Segundo de Chomón
Release Date : 1908
Genre : Mystery, Short
Cast :
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
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Country : France
Company : Pathé Frères

The Mysterious Retort (1906)

Director : Georges Méliès
Release Date : 1906
Genre : Short, Fantasy, Mystery
Cast : Georges Méliès Directed by Georges Méliès Production CompaniesStar FilmDistributorsFlicker Alley (2008) (USA) Image Entertainment (1995) (USA) (laserdisc)Kino Video (2002) (USA) hints: “alchemy,snake,laboratory” Also Known As: “Alchimiste Parafaragamus ou La cornue infernale” – France (original title) Runtime:3 min Country:FranceColor:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 Sound Mix:Silent Company:Star Film
Plot : A wizard sleeps at a table inside his well-appointed stationary room. From a drawer inside the table, a bastard appears…
Run Time : 3 min
Country : France
Company : Star Film

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1905)

Director : J. Stuart Blackton
Release Date : 1905
Genre : Short, Drama, Mystery
Cast : Maurice Costello as Sherlock Holmes H. Kyrle Bellew as John H. Watson, M.D., J. Barney Sherry Directed by J. Stuart Blackton Writing credits Arthur Conan Doyle  storyTheodore A. Liebler Jr.  scenarioProduction CompaniesVitagraph Company of AmericaDistributorsVitagraph Company of America (1905) (USA) hints: “based on novel,character name in title,sherlock holmes” Also Known As: “Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; or, Held for a Ransom” – USA (alternative title) Country:USAColor:Black and White Aspect Ratio:1.33 : 1 Sound Mix:Silent Company:Vitagraph Company of America Did You Know? Trivia:The film is presumed lost.
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
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Country : USA
Company : Vitagraph Company of America

Sherlock Holmes Baffled (1900)

Director : Not found
Release Date : 1900
Genre : Short, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Cast :
Plot : Plot/Story Not found.
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Country : USA
Company : American Mutoscope & Biograph