The Hound of the Baskervilles

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959, UK) is a Horror film directed by Terence Fisher.


Main Details

  • Released on March 28, 1959 (London)
  • Color
  • Running Time: 87 min | Canada:64 min (Ontario)
  • Production Co: Hammer Film Productions (present)
  • Distribution Co: United Artists Corporation (1959) (UK) (theatrical) | United Artists (1959) (USA) (theatrical) | C.B. Films (Spain)
  • Directed by Terence Fisher
  • Written by Peter Bryan & Arthur Conan Doyle (novel)
  • Starring Peter Cushing, André Morell, Christopher Lee
  • Produced by Michael Carreras, Anthony Hinds, Anthony Nelson Keys, Kenneth Hyman
  • Original Music by James Bernard
  • Cinematography by Jack Asher
  • Film Editing by Alfred Cox

Plot Summary

  • When a nobleman is threatened by a family curse on his newly inherited estate, detective Sherlock Holmes is hired to investigate.


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