Compare and Contrast The Hound of the Baskervilles Movie and Book

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The Hound of the Baskervilles written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the movie The Hound of the Baskervilles directed by Jeremy Bret are two works of art that are mainly telling the same story. There are, however, many differences about the book and the movie. Those differences don’t affect the outcome of the story, but they give less impact to the story. Along with the differences there are many similarities, and those similarities give you confidence that it is the same story. One major difference in the movie…show more content…
The chase was taken place inside of a building in the movie and in the book it took place outside on the street and the follower of Sir Henry just took off in a cab. A minor difference between the movie and the book was concerning the scene about Sir Henry going to the moor. In the book he was pretty upset that people were trying to keep him from going there, but in the movie he showed the least bit of emotion. This was not a major impact on the story but it definitely added character to Sir Henry. In the movie Sir Henry was somewhat timid and in the book that scene showed he was not afraid to stand up for himself. In the book Watson went by himself to Laura Lyons house then got Holmes and went back to her house though in the movie Watson went only once and he was accompanied by Holmes. This is a minor difference that did not affect the storyline at all I think the reason for cutting this scene out was for time reasons. I believe that this was a very opportune time to cut a scene out because the first visit had no
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