Not Rated | | Action, Comedy, Romance
A film projectionist longs to be a detective, and puts his meagre skills to work when he is framed by a rival for stealing his girlfriend's father's pocketwatch.
In 1975 an obscure distribution company called Film Specialties Inc. took advantage of the then-current renewed interest in Sherlock Holmes and released a theatrical program that included the 1939 "The Hound of the Baskervilles," "Sherlock Jr.," and a Fox Movietone interview with Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle to selective cities including New York, Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco.
Say Mr. Detective, before you clean up any mysteries, clean up this theater!
After Sherlock Jr spins the fence around placing his pursuers behind it, he puts a crossbar across the gate to stop them coming back. In the next shot as he leaves the alley, the crossbar is no longer visible on the fence.
In 1999, Kino Video distributed a 45-minute version of this film, with a music score composed by and performed by the Club Foot Orchestra.
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