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Sherlock Holmes i Gaskjeldfren
(Sherlock Holmes in the Gas Chamber)
Also known as Det hemmelige Dokument (The Secret Document) in Denmark; Sherlock Holmes in the Gas Cellar in the United Kingdom; and as Sherlock Holmes III: The Detective’s Adventures in the Gas Cellar in the USA : [The Theft of the State Document]
(1908) Danish
B&W : One reel / 902 feet
Directed by Viggo Larsen

Cast: Forrest Holger-Madsen [Sherlock Holmes], Viggo Larsen, [?] Alwin Neuss?

Nordisk Films Kompagni production; distributed by Nordisk Films Kompagni. / Produced by Ole Olsen. Scenario by Viggo Larsen, from the Sherlock Holmes stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The third Nordisk Holmes film. The film was released in the United Kingdom in December 1908. The film was released in the USA in one reel (at 890 feet) by Great Northern Film Company in March 1909.

Drama.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

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

Listing updated: 7 August 2009.

References: Everson-Detective p. 5; Mottram-Danish pp. 38-39; Pohle-Holmes p. 34.

 
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