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A Black Sherlock Holmes (1918) Rare!

Updated: Jul 21, 2023

Sam Robinson (1888 - 1971) as Knick Garter, a black Sherlock Holmes and Rudolph Tatum as Rheuma Tism his sidekick (i.e.Watson) and George Lewis as I Wanna Sneeze the inventor. The story is a burlesque on Sherlock Holmes. However, it wasn't the first all-black Sherlock Holmes silent film (the 1st was in 1914)..

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