The Hound of the Baskervilles ()

directed by Paul Morrissey
featuring Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Denholm Elliott, Joan Greenwood, Terry-Thomas

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The concept behind the 1977 Hound of the Baskervilles involved having "underground" director Paul Morrissey bring an irreverent slant to the original Sherlock Holmes mystery. The film thus casts Peter Cook and Dudley Moore as Holmes and Watson, with such reliable British performers as Terry-Thomas, Joan Greenwood, Denholm Elliott, Hugh Griffith, Spike Milligan, and Roy Kinnear in cameos. Producer Michael White took on the project; it mirrored his previous experience of combining spoofery and fidelity to source material with ...

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hobojoe

Oct 22, 2009

Avoid

I am a great fan of Sherlock Holmes. However this film did not resemble the Conan Doyle story. Indeed it is the worst and most boring film I ever saw.

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