The Hound of the Baskervilles (1981 film)

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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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Directed byIgor Maslennikov
Produced byLenfilm
Screenplay byIgor Maslennikov
Yuri Veksler
Based onThe Hound of the Baskervilles
by Arthur Conan Doyle
StarringVasily Livanov
Vitaly Solomin
Rina Zelyonaya
Borislav Brondukov
Irina Kupchenko
Nikita Mikhalkov
Music byVladimir Dashkevich
CinematographyDmitri Dolinin
Vladimir Ilyin
Release date
  • 1981 (1981)
Running time
147 minutes
CountrySoviet Union
LanguageRussian

The Hound of the Baskervilles (Russian: Приключения Шерлока Холмса и доктора Ватсона: Собака Баскервилей), is a 1981 Soviet television film adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. It was the third installment in the TV series about adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson.

Production[edit]

The film features an all-star cast: in addition to the famous Livanov-Solomin duo as Holmes and Watson, the film stars the internationally acclaimed actor/director Nikita Mikhalkov as Sir Henry Baskerville and the Russian movie legend Oleg Yankovsky as Jack Stapleton.[1] The hound uses the simple but effective device of painting a skull on the dog's face.[2]

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Приключения Шерлока Холмса и доктора Ватсона: Собака Баскервилей (ТВ)
  2. ^ Barnes, Alan (2011). Sherlock Holmes on Screen. Titan Books. p. 142. ISBN 9780857687760.

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