New today in the Howard Ostrom Holmes and Watson autograph collection comes William Russell from the 1918 U.S silent film "The Midnight Trail".
The film made by The American Film Co. Inc. and directed by Edward Sloman sees "Big Bill" as he was known by admirers play a young man of virile and volatile temperament who the spirit of adventure and romance is rampant .
So when a jewel theft takes place he becomes inspired by the thrillers of his favorite author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to pose as an up-to-date Sherlock Holmes in a bid to sleuth the trail left by the jewel thieves.
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