The Case of the Luckless Gambler 

Sherlock Holmes was contacted by a ten year old boy, Christopher Wharton, who asked the famous detective for help in finding his father. George Wharton disappeared, only his hat and coat ... See full summary »

Director:

Roy Ward Baker

Writers:

Arthur Conan Doyle (based on the characters created by) (as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle), Joe Morheim (as Joe Morhaim)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Geoffrey Whitehead ... Sherlock Holmes
Donald Pickering ... Doctor Watson
Patrick Newell ... Lestrade
Derren Nesbitt ... George Wharton
Lee Whitlock ... Christopher Wharton
Tommy Godfrey Tommy Godfrey ... Jack Driscoll
Big Mike Crane Big Mike Crane ... Powerhouse Percy (as Mike Crane)
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Storyline

Sherlock Holmes was contacted by a ten year old boy, Christopher Wharton, who asked the famous detective for help in finding his father. George Wharton disappeared, only his hat and coat were found. The police never came across the corpse of the unfortunate. Christopher does not believe the press articles about the death of Wharton. For the service he offers all of his savings. Holmes took the case for the very ambitious, intelligent and loving boy. He learns that Wharton disputes the debt of a man named Jack Driscoll. So the detective suggests an idea of where to look for the debtor. Written by Butterbaugh

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Genres:

Mystery

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Release Date:

1980 (UK) See more »

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Telewizja Polska (TVP) See more »
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