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The Hound of the Baskervilles

UK 1982
produced by
Barry Letts for BBC
directed by Peter Duguid
starring Tom Baker, Terence Rigby, Will Knightley, Nicholas Woodeson, Morris Perry, Gillian Martell, Kay Ashead, Christopher Ravenscroft, Michael Goldie, Caroline John, John Boswall, Terry Forestal, Hubert Rees
screenplay by Alexander Baron, based on the novel by Arthur Conan Doyle, music by Carl Davis

Sherlock Holmes, Hound of the Baskervilles

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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After the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville (John Boswall) that had something to do with a legend about a supernatural hound, Sherlock Holmes (Tom Baker) is summoned to Dartmoor to act as Sir Charles' heir Sir Henry's (Nicholas Woodeson) bodyguard ... and yet Holmes does nothing more than to send his slightly klutzy friend Doctor Watson (Terence Rigby) to Baskerville Hall to do the job. Watson soon occupies himself trying to chase down an escaped convict (Michael Goldie) in the neighbouring moor while Sir Henry falls in love with Beryl (Kay Ashead), sister of his neighbour Stapleton (Christopher Ravenscroft), who is less than pleased concerning the relationship - actually he reacts rather jealously.

Eventually, the convict is killed by a dog wearing one of Baskerville's old coats, and Holmes shows up seemingly out of nowhere, trying to tie up all the loose ends - by persuading Sir Henry to accept a dinner invitation by the Stapletons (who are not brother and sister at all but husband and wife) and then pretending to leave Dartmoor.

Walking home from the Stapletons that night, Sir Henry is attacked by the legendary hound of the Baskervilles, but Holmes, Watson and their friend inspector Lestrade (Hubert Rees) shoot the animal, which apparently wasn't a ghost-hound at all, then go after Stapleton, who now turns out to be a distant relative of the Baskervilles who had been after the family inheritance - for which he had to kill the entire rest of the family though, apparently. Cornered, Stapleton attempts to make an escape over the moor, but drowns doing so.


Mediocre adaptation of the oft-adapted Hound of the Baskervilles that has rather little new to offer to the tried and true plot and overall even seems tad stagey. Tom Baker, fresh from his long and successful run of Doctor Who, at least makes a pretty good Holmes, giving the character the needed dignity, sincerity and air of command while (surprisingly) staying dead serious throughout (not necessarily one of Baker's qualities). But in all honesty, as there have been better versions of Hound of the Baskervilles, there also have been better Sherlocks than Baker ...


review © by Mike Haberfelner


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