Sherlock Holmes: The Man Who Disappeared
Directed by: Richard M. Grey
Screenplay by: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Cast: John Longden
Release Date: 1951
A Sherlock Holmes story in which the detective investigates the disappearance of a missing husband who is traced to an opium-den in Wapping, where the proprietor denies knowledge of him. Holmes finds him upstairs in a pool of blood, is attacked and fights his way out. After various enquiries he solves the mystery. Originally the pilot for a proposed television series, this film ended up as a B-movie short.