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The Hound of the Baskervilles


Added Sun, 15/05/2022
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The Hound of Baskervilles

The Hound of Baskervilles is a horror film released in 1959 by Hammer Film Productions. The film is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Arthur Conan Doyle.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle

Book (fiction)|1902

The strange death of Sir Charles Baskerville, the owner of a large fortune, scares his neighbors and friends, because everyone knows that according to family legend, his family is haunted by a terrible curse: a demon appears from the depths of the swamps in the form of a terrible dog to avenge the Baskervilles for the ancient crime of a dissolute ancestor. Inhuman footprints were found near his body. Had the curse found another victim?

The famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his constant companion Dr. Watson must answer this question. That's just whether they are able to cope with supernatural forces, or under their mask hides an evil and merciless human will?

England, the end of the XIX century. A curse has been hanging over the Baskervilles since the time when Sir Hugo Baskerville stabbed a girl with a knife who did not want to be with him. Since then, the ghost of a huge terrible dog appears in the swamps.

Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead, and Sir Henry remains the only representative of the family. He fears for his life and turns to the brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes for help. He finds out that a fugitive criminal lives in the swamps, as well as someone named Stapleton…

Phenomena in artwork: Black Shaq

According to legend, a curse in the form of a huge dog pursues representatives of the Baskervilles.

The main villain of the film passes off as a demonic dog an ordinary dog of a large breed in an intimidating mask, which he incites against the last known representative of an ancient family.

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