The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)


On his uncle's death Sir Henry Baskerville returns from abroad and opens up the ancestral hall on the desolate moors of Devonshire. Holmes uncovers a plot to have Sir Henry murdered by a terrible trained hound. First casting of Rathbone and Bruce as Holmes and Watson.

Director: Sidney Lanfield
Writer: Ernest Pascal

Release Date: 1939-03-31
Status: Released
Run time: 80 min / 1:20
Production Company : 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America



Richard Greene
Sir Henry Baskerville
Basil Rathbone
Sherlock Holmes
Wendy Barrie
Beryl Stapleton
Nigel Bruce
Doctor Watson
Lionel Atwill
James Mortimer M.D.
John Carradine
Barlowe Borland
Beryl Mercer
Mrs. Jennifer Mortimer
Morton Lowry
John 'Jack' Stapleton
Ralph Forbes
Sir Hugo Baskerville
E. E. Clive
London Cabbie John Clayton
Eily Malyon
Mrs. Barryman
Lionel Pape
Nigel De Brulier
Mary Gordon
Mrs. Hudson
Ian Maclaren
Sir Charles Baskerville
Ruth Terry
Betsy Ann (uncredited)
Leonard Carey
Hugo's Servant
Jack Egger
Kenneth Hunter
Ship's Officer
Vesey O'Davoren
Ship's Steward
Rita Page
John Graham Spacey
Ship's Porter
David Thursby
Open Carriage Driver
Peter Willes
Mary Young
Betsy Ann's Mother


Directing Sidney Lanfield Director
Writing Ernest Pascal Screenplay
Writing Arthur Conan Doyle Novel
Production Darryl F. Zanuck Executive Producer
Production Gene Markey Associate Producer
Editing Robert L. Simpson Editor
Art Richard Day Art Direction
Art Hans Peters Art Direction
Art Thomas Little Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Gwen Wakeling Costume Design
Camera J. Peverell Marley Director of Photography

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