The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1950)

Season 1 Episode 28

The Case of the Jolly Hangman

Full Episode: The Case of the Jolly Hangman


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Jessie Hoper is sure her late husband William did not hang himself while on a business trip to Scotland. Holmes and Watson travel to Glasgow, meet with Lestrade's inspector cousin MacDougal, and confirm it was a murder by examining the hanging rope. Holmes also learns of a traumatic experience from William's childhood, the murder of his grandfather, that would provide the motivation for the crime. William must have encountered his grandfather's murderer and recognized the man.moreless
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