The Hound of the Baskervilles (1920)

UK, 1920
1676.40 metres
35mm film, black and white, 1.33:1
silent

A British horror film directed by Maurice Elvey. This was the first British adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel.

Credits

Crew
Director: Maurice Elvey
Stoll Picture Productions
Script: William J. Elliott, Dorothy Westlake
Novel: Arthur Conan Doyle
Director of Photography: Germain Burger

Cast
Eille Norwood (Sherlock Holmes)
Catina Campbell (Beryl Ducerne Stapleton)
Rex McDougall (Sir Henry Baskerville)
Lewis Gilbert (Roger Stapleton Baskerville)
Hubert Willis (Dr Watson)
Allan Jeayes (Dr James Mortimer)
Fred Raynham (Barrymore)
Miss Walker (Mrs Barrymore)
Mme. d’Esterre (Mrs Hudson)
Robert Vallis (Barrymore)

Alternative Titles

Il cane di Baskerville – Italy

References

Books

  • The Aurum Encyclopedia of Film: Horror (2nd edition) by Phil Hardy (ed) p.27 – credits, review

Periodicals

  • The Bioscope vol.48 no.772 (20 July 1921) p.45 – review
  • Kinematograph Weekly no.745 (4 August 1921) – review