The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972 film)
|The Hound of the Baskervilles|
Arthur Conan Doyle
Robert E. Thompson
|Directed by||Barry Crane|
|Cinematography||Harry L. Wolf|
|Running time||74 minutes|
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1972) is an American television film directed by Barry Crane and starring Stewart Granger as Sherlock Holmes and Bernard Fox as Doctor Watson. The movie is based on Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes novel The Hound of the Baskervilles.
The Hound of the Baskervilles was the first American color version of the tale, and was produced by ABC-TV for their Movie of the Weekend. The production was one of three pilots for a series of television movies featuring literary sleuths with the others being Nick Carter and Hildegarde Withers. The production utilized sets from other productions, mainly horror films.
- Stewart Granger as Sherlock Holmes
- Bernard Fox as Dr. John H. Watson
- Ian Ireland as Sir Henry
- William Shatner as George Stapleton
- Jane Merrow as Beryl Stapleton
- Anthony Zerbe as Dr. Mortimer
- Alan Caillou as Inspector Lestrade
- "The Hound of the Baskervilles". TCM. Retrieved 2011-12-28.
- Alan Barnes (2002). Sherlock Holmes on Screen. Reynolds & Hearn Ltd. p. 65. ISBN 1-903111-04-8.
- Peter Haining (1994). The Television Sherlock Holmes. Virgin Books. p. 71. ISBN 0-86369-793-3.
- Peter Haining (1994). The Television Sherlock Holmes. Virgin Books. pp. 71–72. ISBN 0-86369-793-3.
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