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The Hound of the Baskervilles (31-Mar-1939)

Director: Sidney Lanfield

Writer: Ernest Pascal

From novel: The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

Keywords: Mystery, Sherlock Holmes

After the death of his uncle, Sir Henry Baskerville returns from Canada to accede to the family title and estate. Physician and family friend Dr. James Mortimer, concerned about aspects of the uncle's death, asks Holmes and Watson to investigate the legend of a mythical hound, destined to kill all living Baskervilles in Devonshire. Mystery-thriller faithful in spirit to the original novel, this is perhaps the best adaptation of Baskervilles. Debut of Basil Rathbone in the role of Sherlock Holmes, the first of fourteen films.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Lionel Atwill
Actor
1-Mar-1885 22-Apr-1946 The Ghost of Frankenstein
Wendy Barrie
Actor
18-Apr-1912 2-Feb-1978 The Private Life of Henry VIII
Nigel Bruce
Actor
14-Feb-1895 8-Oct-1953 Played Rathbone's Dr. Watson
John Carradine
Actor
5-Feb-1906 27-Nov-1988 In over 200 B movies
E. E. Clive
Actor
28-Aug-1879 6-Jun-1940 Tenney in Bulldog Drummond
Ralph Forbes
Actor
30-Sep-1896 31-Mar-1951 The Hound of the Baskervilles
Richard Greene
Actor
25-Aug-1918 1-Jun-1985 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Basil Rathbone
Actor
13-Jun-1892 21-Jul-1967 Played original Sherlock Holmes

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