Why would anyone want to pay a pawnbroker four pounds a week to copy out the contents of an encyclopedia?

Writers:

Arthur Conan Doyle (stories), C.A. Lejeune (story adaptation)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Alan Wheatley ... Sherlock Holmes
Raymond Francis Raymond Francis ... Dr. Watson
Bill Owen ... Inspector Lestrade
Sebastian Cabot ... Jabez Wilson
Martin Starkie Martin Starkie ... Vincent Spaulding
Larry Burns Larry Burns ... Duncan Ross
Arthur Goullet Arthur Goullet ... Mr. Merryweather
Nicholas Tannar Nicholas Tannar ... Hopeful applicant (as Nicholas Tanner)
Christopher Hodge Christopher Hodge ... Rejected applicant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Max Barrett Max Barrett
Geoffrey Chater
Edmond Warwick Edmond Warwick
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Storyline

Why would anyone want to pay a pawnbroker four pounds a week to copy out the contents of an encyclopedia?

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Genres:

Mystery

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 1951 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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