The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
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Release Date: Jul 3, 1959 Wide
Average Rating: 3.5/5
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In the 17th century, the arrogant, cruel Hugo Baskerville (David Oxley) brutalizes a servant and prepares to turn the man's daughter over to his equally depraved companions, but she escapes. When he catches up with the girl in a ruined abbey, he kills her and then is attacked and killed himself by a huge hound that is never seen. The audience then learns that this story is being told in flashback to Sherlock Holmes (Peter Cushing) and Dr. Watson (Andre Morell) by Dr. Richard Mortimer (Francis
Jul 3, 1959 Wide
May 7, 2002
Sir Henry Baskervill...
Sir Hugo Baskerville
Francis De Wolff
John Le Mesurier
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Being a Hammer production, the cinematography is stylish and just gaudy enough, with that distinctive Hammer gothic plumage...
Vivid, exciting Hammer production.
This classic is no dog!
They don't make Sherlock Holmes films better than this superbly cast and told 1959 version from Hammer Studios...
One of the best of all Sherlock Holmes films
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