A mystery only Sherlock Holmes can solve. She thought she was locked 'safely' in her own room, but pretty Julia Stoner is mysteriously murdered. The only clue is her dying scream, "The band! The speckled band!".
This intriguing puzzle is handed to the indomitable Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson. Visiting the ancient, decaying mansion where the tragedy occurred, Holmes warns that the elusive Speckled Band will soon strike again.
A dangerous gypsy, an army officer, a sinister housekeeper, a vicious-looking seaman, and a whole gallery of other intriguing characters fill the cast of this gripping world-famous murder mystery classic.