The Sign of the Four

Film adaptations

There are at least thirteen film adaptations based on this book:

Year Title Country Director Holmes Watson
1913 Sherlock Holmes Solves the Sign of the Four US Lloyd Lonergan Harry Benham Charles Gunn
1923 The Sign of Four UK Maurice Elvey Eille Norwood Arthur Cullin
1932 The Sign of Four UK Graham Cutts Arthur Wontner Ian Hunter
1968 The Sign of Four UK William Sterling Peter Cushing Nigel Stock
1974 Das Zeichen der Vier (Le signe des quatre) France/West Germany Jean-Pierre Decourt Rolf Becker Roger Lumont
1983 The Sign of Four UK Desmond Davis Ian Richardson David Healy
1983 Sherlock Holmes and the Sign of Four (animated) Australia Ian Mackenzie, Alex Nicholas Peter O'Toole (voice) Earle Cross (voice)
1983 Priklyucheniya Sherloka Kholmsa i doktora Vatsona: Sokrovishcha Agry (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson: The Treasures of Agra) USSR Igor Maslennikov Vasilij Livanov Vitali Solomin
1987 The Sign of Four UK Peter Hammond Jeremy Brett Edward Hardwicke
1991 The Crucifer of Blood US Fraser Clarke Heston Charlton Heston Richard Johnson
2001 The Sign of Four Canada Rodney Gibbons Matt Frewer Kenneth Welsh
2014 "The Sign of Three" (An episode of the TV series Sherlock) UK Colm McCarthy Benedict Cumberbatch Martin Freeman
2014 "The Adventure of the Cheerful Four" Yukai na yoningumi no bōken, "愉快な四人組の冒険" (An episode of the NHK puppetry Sherlock Holmes) Japan Kunio Yoshikawa Kōichi Yamadera(voice) Wataru Takagi (voice)

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