The Hound of the Baskervilles
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
Though it takes a few liberties with the Arthur Conan Doyle original, this film ranks as one of the best screen versions of this oft-told tale. After learning the history of the Baskerville curse, Sherlock Holmes decides to protect heir Henry Baskerville from suffering the same fate as his ancestors.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Family-friendly Sherlock classic still a critical favorite."
‑ Charles Cassady, Common Sense Media
"Plenty of foggy atmosphere."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"Famous for Rathbone-Bruce debut, but lacking in atmosphere."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"It was the first in the long-running Basil Rathbone-Nigel Bruce teaming in the Sherlock Holmes series."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Great mystery, sparked by superbly cast stars"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Creative license aside, this film triumphs because it belongs enduringly to Basil Rathbone."
‑ Mark Bourne,
"A bit more Hollywood than Arthur Conan Doyle might have envisioned, but darned entertaining nonetheless."
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
More reviews for The Hound of the Baskervilles on Rotten Tomatoes

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