Double Feature The Sign Of Four & The Triumph Of Sherlock Holmes Actors: Arthur Wontner, Directors: Multi-Format: Color, DVD, NTSC, Language: English Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only, Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1, Rated: NR (Not Rated), Run Time: 149 minutes The Sign Of Four: Sherlock Holmes (Arthur Wontner) and Dr. Watson (Ian Hunter) investigate a mysterious man who sent a pearl to a young woman. Release date: August 14, 1932 (USA), Director: Graham Cutts, Adapted from: The Sign of the Four, Film series: Sherlock Holmes, Screenplay: W. P. Lipscomb. The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935): Unrated , Running Time: 1h 15min, Genre: Mystery, Thriller, release Date: February 1935 (UK), Director: Leslie S. Hiscott Writers: Arthur Conan Doyle (novel), H. Fowler Mear (adaptation) Stars: Arthur Wontner, Lyn Harding, Leslie Perrins | Holmes, retired to Sussex, is drawn into a last case when.arch enemy Moriarty arranges with an American gang to kill one John Douglas, a country gentleman with a mysterious past. Holmes’ methods baffle Watson and Lestrade, but his results astonish them. In a long flashback, the victim’s wife tells the story of the sinister Vermissa Valley.