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The Empty House
(1921) British
B&W : Short film
Directed by Maurice Elvey

Cast: Eille Norwood [Sherlock Holmes], Hubert Willis, Austin Fairman, Cecil Kerr, Arthur Bell, Madame d’Esterre, Sidney Seaward, J. Gelardi

Stoll Film Company, Limited, production; distributed by Stoll Film Company, Limited. / Scenario by William J. Elliott, from the short story “The Adventure of the Empty House” by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Cinematography by W. Germain Burger. Art direction by Walter W. Murton. Editing is thought to have been done by Leslie Britain. / Film 12 of the 15 film (first) series “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” — all 15 released simultaneously in April 1921. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format.

Drama.

Survival status: (unknown)

Keywords: Authors: Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Characters: Sherlock Holmes - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives

Listing updated: 17 November 2009.

References: Butler-Cinema p. ?; Pohle-Holmes p. ?.

 
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