The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1950)

Season 1 Episode 20

The Case of the Careless Suffragette

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Doreen Meredith hires an anarchist to build a small bomb to blow up a statue, her suffragette group's way of protesting their latest defeat in Parliament. The bomb, hidden in a croquet ball, kills Mr. Pimpleton, Earl of Clairborough, and the leader against women voting. Holmes believes the person who slipped the bomb among Pimpleton's balls was not motivate by politics, but by their place in line to receive his title. The suspects include Doreen, her fiance who was Pimpleton's secretary, the bomb maker, and the leader of the suffragette group.moreless
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