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The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire

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The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire
The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire DVD.jpg
DVD Cover
Country CAN.jpg Canada
Directed by Rodney Gibbons
Release Date 2002
Studio Muse Entertainment Enterprises
Distributor The Hallmark Channel
Main Cast
Character Actor
Sherlock Holmes Matt Frewer
Dr. John Watson Kenneth Welsh
Brother Marstoke Shawn Lawrence
Dr. Chagas Neville Edwards
Sister Helen Cary Lawrence
Signora de la Rosa Isabel Dos Santos
Inspector Attley Jones Michel Perron
Brother Abel Tom Rack

The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire is a Canadian 2002 made for TV detective movie. The film uses Arthur Conan Doyle's characters but has original plot: Holmes investigates a number of strange murders in Whitechapel that rumors ascribe to vampires. Remaining skeptical about the supernatural, Holmes uncovers the real murderer. The movie is directed by Rodney Gibbons and stars Matt Frewer as Sherlock Holmes and Kenneth Welsh as Dr. Watson. This is the fourth and last installment in series of Sherlock Holmes fims starring Frewer and Welsh.

The following weapons were used in the film The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire:

Forehand & Wadsworth

Sherlock Holmes (Matt Frewer) carries a compact top-break revolver, as like as in other movies of the film series. It appears to be a Forehand & Wadsworth revolver, identified by its smooth front side of the frame, different from more common Smith & Wesson or Iver Johnson models.

Forehand & Wadsworth - .32 S&W
Holmes, disguised as a monk, aims the revolver at the "vampire" - Brother Abel (Tom Rack) in a horrible mask.
"Vampire" disarms Holmes...
...and picks up the revolver.
"Vampire" aims at Holmes.
He turns the gun at Watson, Inspector Jones and police constables who appear in the church.
Holmes holds his revolver on a promotional image. This image serves best for the identification of the gun.
Holmes aims his revolver at the "vampire" on a promotional image.

Webley RIC

Inspector Attley Jones (Michel Perron) holds a revolver during the arrest of Dr. Chagas. Though the revolver is seen unclear, it appears to be a Webley RIC that was used by Jones in The Sign of Four.

Webley RIC No.1 New Model with 4.5" barrel - .476 Webley
Inspector Jones holds his revolver. The general shape resembles Webley RIC.
Another view of the revolver.

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