The Hound Of The Baskervilles

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyles The Hound of the Baskervilles is a mysterious Sherlock Holmes story that is sure to surprise you. It doesn’t contain any incredibly scary parts, despite its misleading title, due to the era in which it was created. As with any movie mad in the mid to late 1900’s its made in black and white, and the special effects/camera work isn’t the best. But besides these few minor drawbacks The Hound of the Baskervilles is a great, classic movie that contains an intriguing story, a well rounded cast of characters, and a killer who is sure to surprise you. The story begins with a man running through the moor, only to collapse and die. The death is rules as heart failure, but some believe it was murder. In particular Dr. Mortimer believed it was murder, so he calls for the help of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to protect the heir to the estate, Sir Henry Baskerville. After Sir Henry arrives in London, on the way to Holmes house, he receives a death threat via a rock thrown through the cabs window. Then once he leaves Holmes house, there is an attempt on his life. This leads to Sir Henry and Dr. Mortimer asking Holmes to accompany him to the estate. Holmes says that he is unable to accompany, but will send Dr. Watson. Once arriving at the estate, they encounter several shady characters including the maid and butler, a man living in the moor, and some neighbors. In the end Holmes reveals himself to have been watching from afar the whole time, and that he knows who
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