The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)


On his uncle's death Sir Henry Baskerville returns from abroad and opens up the ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire. Holmes uncovers a plot to have Sir Henry murdered by a terrible trained hound. First casting of Rathbone and Bruce as Holmes and Watson.

Director: Sidney Lanfield
Writer: Ernest Pascal

The Hound of the Baskervilles Vodly
Vodly Score: 7.4/10 from 80 votes
Release Date: 1939-03-31
Status: Released
Run time: 80 min / 1:20
Production Company : 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America


Richard Greene
as Sir Henry Baskerville
Basil Rathbone
as Sherlock Holmes
Wendy Barrie
as Beryl Stapleton
Nigel Bruce
as Doctor Watson
Lionel Atwill
as James Mortimer M.D.
John Carradine
as Barryman
Barlowe Borland
as Frankland
Beryl Mercer
as Mrs. Jennifer Mortimer
Morton Lowry
as John 'Jack' Stapleton
Ralph Forbes
as Sir Hugo Baskerville
E. E. Clive
as London Cabbie John Clayton
Eily Malyon
as Mrs. Barryman
Lionel Pape
as Coroner
Nigel De Brulier
as Convict
Mary Gordon
as Mrs. Hudson
Ian Maclaren
as Sir Charles Baskerville
Ruth Terry
as Betsy Ann (uncredited)
Leonard Carey
as Hugo's Servant
Jack Egger
Kenneth Hunter
as Ship's Officer
Vesey O'Davoren
as Ship's Steward
Rita Page
as Chambermaid
John Graham Spacey
as Ship's Porter
David Thursby
as Open Carriage Driver
Peter Willes
as Roderick
Mary Young
as Betsy Ann's Mother


Directing Sidney Lanfield Director
Writing Ernest Pascal Screenplay
Writing Arthur Conan Doyle Novel
Production Darryl F. Zanuck Executive Producer
Production Gene Markey Associate Producer
Editing Robert L. Simpson Editor
Art Richard Day Art Direction
Art Hans Peters Art Direction
Art Thomas Little Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Gwen Wakeling Costume Design
Camera J. Peverell Marley Director of Photography

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