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Arsene Lupin Contra Sherlock Holmes
(Arsene Lupin Versus Sherlock Holmes)
(1910-1911) German
B&W : Serial / 5518 feet
Directed by Viggo Larsen

Cast: Viggo Larsen [Sherlock Holmes], Paul Otto [Arsene Lupin]

Deutsche Vitaskop GmbH production. / From the [?] novel? Arsene Lupin contre Herlock Sholmes (Arsene Lupin Versus Herlock Sholmes) by Maurice Leblanc. / Five episodes: [1] “Der Alte Sekretar” (The Old Secretary) also known as “Arsene Lupin,” released 20 August 1910 (1133 feet); [2] “Der Blaue Diamant” (The Blue Diamond), released 17 September 1910 (1415 feet); [3] “Die Falschen Rembrandts” (The Fake Rembrandts) also known as “The Two Rembrandts,” released 7 October 1910 (968 feet); [4] “Die Flucht” (The Escape), released 24 December 1910 (1122 feet); [5] “Arsene Lupins Ende” (The End of Arsene Lupin), released 4 March 1911 (880 feet). / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / [?] Pohle-Holmes p. 40 also lists the release date of the final episode as 22 April 1911.


Survival status: (unknown)

Current rights holder: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.

Keywords: Characters: Arsene Lupin, Sherlock Holmes - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives - Serials

Listing updated: 28 September 2013.

References: Everson-Detective p. 7; Pohle-Holmes pp. 40-41.

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