The Hound of the Baskervilles
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The Hound of the Baskervilles

100 min
Crime | Mystery | Horror
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Douglas Hickox
1 nomination
Country: UK
Release Date: 1983-11-03
Filming Locations: Knightshayes Court, Bolham, Tiverton, Devon, England, UK
Ian Richardson
Sherlock Holmes
Donald Churchill
Dr. John Watson
Denholm Elliott
Dr. Mortimer
Glynis Barber
Beryl Stapleton
Brian Blessed
Geoffrey Lyons
Eleanor Bron
Mrs. Barrymore
Edward Judd
Ronald Lacey
Inspector Lestrade
Martin Shaw
Sir Henry Baskerville
Connie Booth
Laura Lyons
Eric Richard
Michael Burrell
Shop Owner
Cindy O'Callaghan
Peter Rutherford
David Langton
Sir Charles Baskerville
Nicholas Clay
Jack Stapleton
Kerry Shale
Sir Henry
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Denholm Elliott (Dr. Mortimer) previously played Stapleton in The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978).
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En route to Baskerville Hall, Watson meets Lestrade who is curious as to why he is in town. Watson replies he is there for "the sailing" and when Lestrade tells him there is none, Watson replies "I must have been misinformed." This is similar to Bogart's reply to Claude Rains when the latter tells him there are no waters in Casablanca (1942).
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Nigel Stock was offered the role of Dr. Watson but he turned it down. He had previously played the character in Sherlock Holmes (1964).
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When Watson and Sir Henry arrive at Baskerville Hall and Watson and Holmes leave the place, the surface of the driveway to Baskerville Hall is made of tarmac or asphalt.
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In the scene where Lestrade believes he's captured Laura Lyons' killer, Holmes quotes from Scripture: "Love is as strong as death, jealousy as cruel as the grave." He and Lestrade both agree that it's from Isaiah 6:8. It's not. It's from Song of Songs 8:6. And the actual quote is "Love is strong as death, jealousy is cruel as the grave."
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Sherlock Holmes: But without the imagination Watson, there would be no horror.
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Francesca Gonshaw
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