The Sign of the Four
- A deep melancholy has descended on Sherlock Holmes, who sits in a cocaine-induced haze at 221B Baker Street. His mood is lifted by a visit from a distressed young woman Mary Morstan, whose father vanished ten years before. Four years later she began to receive a large, lustrous pearl every year. Now she has had an intriguing invitation to meet her unknown benefactor and urges Holmes and Watson to accompany her. In the ensuing investigation a wronged woman, a stolen hoard of Indian treasure, a wooden-legged ruffian, a helpful dog, and a love affair moves even the jaded Holmes to exclaim, Isn't it gorgeous!