The Hound of the Baskervilles


Plot – According to a popular belief, Baskerville family is threatened by a kind of “fury” from the moor. Sir Henry’s father, the last member, is killed and Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson are called to investigate. One night Watson is awakened by an eerie howl and sees the shadow of a man. The morning after, he inspects the moor and meets Cecile, a strange girl. Her father is a violent and silent man and she’s full of hate too. That night, Holmes and Watson discover a corpse and the mystery intensifies.

Movie Info

Title The Hound of the Baskervilles

Year 1959

Creator Terence Fisher


Top 8 Quotes of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” Movie

“We’ve to avenge his death, not mourn over it.”
Peter Cushing – Sherlock Holmes

“The powers of Evil can take many forms. Remember that, Sir Henry, when you’re at Baskerville Hall. Do as the legend tells and avoid the moor when the forces of darkness are exalted.”
Peter Cushing – Sherlock Holmes

“When you’re poor, no one wants to know you.”
Marla Landi – Cecile

“There is more evil around us here than I have ever encountered before.”
Peter Cushing – Sherlock Holmes

“My professional charges are upon a fixed scale. I do not vary them, except when I remit them altogether.”
Peter Cushing – Sherlock Holmes

“- Stapleton: What do you expect to find down here, Mr. Holmes?
– Sherlock Holmes: What one expects to find under the ground. Bones, perhaps?”
Ewen Solon – Stapleton
Peter Cushing – Sherlock Holmes

“I can understand someone wanting to steal a pair of boots – but one? Well, there it is.”
Sir Christopher Lee – Sir Henry

“This, I think, is a two-pipe problem.”
Peter Cushing – Sherlock Holmes