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Der Hund von Baskerville
Also known as Le chien des Baskerville in France
(1914) German
B&W : Five reels / 4385 feet
Directed by Rudolf Meinert

Cast: Alwin Neuß (Alwin Neuss) [Sherlock Holmes], Friedrich Kühne [Stapleton], Erwin Fichtner [Lord Henry von Baskerville], Hanni Weisse [Laura Lyons], Andreas Van Horn [the butler]

Deutsche Vitaskop production. / Produced by Josef Greenbaum. Scenario by Richard Oswald, from the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Cinematography by Werner Brandes and Karl Freund. / Released 12 June 1914. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Followed by the sequel Der Hund von Baskerville, 2. Teil: Das einsame Haus (1914). The film was released in France as Le Chien des Baskerville by Compagnie Genérale des Établissements Pathé Frères Phonographes & Cinématographes in 1915.


Survival status: Print exists in the Gosfilmofond film archive; and in the Filmmuseum München film archive [35mm positive (2005 reconstruction)].

Current rights holder: Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung.

Keywords: Authors: Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) - Characters: Sherlock Holmes - Law: Enforcement: Police: Detectives

Listing updated: 28 September 2013.

References: Everson-Detective p. 7; Pohle-Holmes p. 14; Steinbrunner-Encyclopedia p. 209 : Website-IMDb : with additional information provided by Michael Ross.

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