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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972)

Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr. Watson, try to solve the murder of the heir to the Baskerville fortune.

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Barry Crane
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stewart Granger ... Sherlock Holmes
Bernard Fox ... Dr. Watson
William Shatner ... George Stapleton
Anthony Zerbe ... Dr. John Mortimer
Sally Ann Howes ... Laura Frankland
Jane Merrow ... Beryl Stapleton
Kenny Ireland Kenny Ireland ... Sir Henry Baskerville (as Ian Ireland)
John Williams ... Arthur Frankland
Alan Caillou ... Inspector Lestrade
Brendan Dillon ... Barrymore
Arline Anderson Arline Anderson ... Eliza Barrymore
Liam Dunn ... Messenger
Michael St. Clair Michael St. Clair ... Constable
Barry Bernard Barry Bernard ... Manager
Constance Cavendish Constance Cavendish ... Eel Monger
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Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr. Watson, try to solve the murder of the heir to the Baskerville fortune.

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Crime | Horror | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1972 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles See more »

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Universal Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This film was intended as a part of a revolving series of detectives, including Nick Carter starring Robert Conrad but poor ratings stopped that. See more »

Connections

Version of The Hound of the Baskervilles (1983) See more »

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one of my favorites
4 January 2006 | by solar12See all my reviews

I have a great deal of affection for this movie. It's flawed, but it's a hoot! Granger certainly makes a unique and entertaining Holmes. The decision to cast Bernard Fox as Watson was a fabulous move. The cast also includes the always entertaining Anthony Zerbe and William Shatner too! I agree with another reviewer who noted that Holmes living on a hill overlooking London is definitely a nice touch. It truly conjures up the idea of Holmes as a protector of the city. This version of the classic tale deserves it's reputation as a cheap and cheesy TV movie, but it also deserves to be remembered as being hell of a lot of fun! I've had a ball enjoying this one on many occasions. Fun stuff!


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