The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)

  • Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Horror
  • Release Date: 1939-03-24
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 180 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 20min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Sidney Lanfield
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From 180 Ratings


On his uncle's death Sir Henry Baskerville returns from Canada to take charge of his ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire, and finds that Sherlock Holmes is there to investigate the local belief that his uncle was killed by a monster hound that has roamed the moors since 1650, and is likely to strike again at Sir Henry.

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  • Richard Greene

    as Sir Henry Baskerville
  • Basil Rathbone

    as Sherlock Holmes
  • Wendy Barrie

    as Beryl Stapleton
  • Nigel Bruce

    as Doctor John H. Watson
  • Lionel Atwill

    as Dr. James Mortimer
  • 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 The Coroner
  • Nigel De Brulier

    as The Notting Hill Murderer
  • Mary Gordon

    as Mrs. Hudson
  • Ian Maclaren

    as Sir Charles Baskerville
  • Ruth Terry

    as Betsy Ann
  • Mary Young

    as Betsy Ann's Mother (uncredited)
  • Kenneth Hunter

    as Ship's Officer (uncredited)
  • Vesey O'Davoren

    as Ship's Steward (uncredited)
  • John Graham Spacey

    as Ship's Porter (uncredited)
  • David Thursby

    as Open Carriage Driver (uncredited)
  • Peter Willes

    as Roderick
  • Leonard Carey

    as Hugo's Servant (uncredited)
  • Rita Page

    as Chambermaid (uncredited)
  • Jack Egger

    as (uncredited)
  • Frank McLure

    as Ship Passenger (uncredited)
  • Brandon Beach

    as Ship Passenger (uncredited)
  • Blitzen

    as The Hound (as Chief)
  • James Carlisle

    as Ship Passenger (uncredited)
  • Herschel Graham

    as Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Writing Arthur Conan Doyle Novel
Writing Ernest Pascal Screenplay
Directing Sidney Lanfield Director
Costume & Make-Up Gwen Wakeling Costume Design
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
Camera J. Peverell Marley Director of Photography