The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

The Mystery of the Leaping Fish

In 1916, a silent comedy film named “The Mystery of the Leaping Fish” was made featuring a detective named “Coke Ennyday,” who had a fondness for cocaine. It was made as a parody of Sherlock Holmes. He wore a bandolier carrying syringes filled with the drug and frequently injected himself with massive amounts of cocaine to solve crimes.

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