The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case
The Sign of Four is a 1932 British crime film directed by Graham Cutts and starring Arthur Wontner, Ian Hunter and Graham Soutten. The film is based on Arthur Conan Doyle's second Sherlock Holmes novel The Sign of the Four (1890). The film is also known as The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case.
Jonathan Small, a prisoner serving a lengthy sentence on the Andaman Islands cuts a deal with two army officers, Major Sholto and Captain Morstan, in command of the prison. He reveals the location of a stash of loot in exchange for their help in helping him to escape from jail. The proceeds are to be split equally between the three of them.
|author||W. P. Lipscomb|
|genre||crime mystery thriller|
|keywords||andaman islands army officer arrest brick wall british raj circus disturb escape from jail fortress haunt help hide out hiding place indian kill murder river river thames scotland yard sherlock holmes track down wait warehouse wooden leg|
|productionCompany||Associated Talking Pictures|