The Hound of the Baskervilles
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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 DeWolff). He was the physician and friend to the late Sir Charles Baskerville, who recently died… More
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"Being a Hammer production, the cinematography is stylish and just gaudy enough, with that distinctive Hammer gothic plumage..."
‑ Mark Bourne, DVDJournal.com
"They don't make Sherlock Holmes films better than this superbly cast and told 1959 version from Hammer Studios..."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Vivid, exciting Hammer production."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"One of the best of all Sherlock Holmes films"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"This classic is no dog!"
‑ Luanne Brown, Chico Enterprise-Record
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