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A 1939 film from 20th Century Fox based on the classic mystery novel ''Literature/TheHoundOfTheBaskervilles''. This was the first time that Creator/BasilRathbone and Nigel Bruce would play Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The film proved so popular that a sequel ''Film/{{The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes|1939}}'' was released the same year, followed by [[Radio/TheNewAdventuresOfSherlockHolmes a long running radio series]].

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A 1939 film from 20th Century Fox based on the classic mystery novel ''Literature/TheHoundOfTheBaskervilles''. This was the first time that Creator/BasilRathbone and Nigel Bruce Creator/NigelBruce would play Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The film proved so popular that a sequel ''Film/{{The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes|1939}}'' was released the same year, followed by [[Radio/TheNewAdventuresOfSherlockHolmes a long running radio series]].


* SparedByTheAdaptation: Possibly. In the book, it's stated that Stapleton died trying to go through the Grimpen Mire, but in the movie it's left open whether he went through the moor and met his end there as he did in the book, or if he went by the roads and was captured by the authorities.

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: Possibly. In the book, it's stated that Stapleton died trying to go through the Grimpen Mire, but in the movie it's [[LeftHanging left open open]] whether he went through the moor and met his end there as he did in the book, or if he went by the roads and was captured by the authorities.


* SparedByTheAdaptation: Possibly- in the book it's stated that Stapleton died trying to go through the Grimpen Mire, but in the movie it's left open whether he went through the moor and met his end there as he did in the book, or if he went by the roads and was captured by the authorities.

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* SparedByTheAdaptation: Possibly- in Possibly. In the book book, it's stated that Stapleton died trying to go through the Grimpen Mire, but in the movie it's left open whether he went through the moor and met his end there as he did in the book, or if he went by the roads and was captured by the authorities.


* PragmaticAdaptation: This Hound doesn't even pretend to be supernatural, he's just a very large and vicious dog.

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* PragmaticAdaptation: This Hound doesn't even pretend to be supernatural, he's just a very large and vicious dog. Which was probably the right choice, given the state of special effects at the time.


* AdaptationNameChange: Barrymore the butler, becomes Barry''man'' to avoid confusion with the famous Barrymore brothers - Lionel and John.

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* AdaptationNameChange: Barrymore the butler, becomes Barry''man'' to avoid confusion with the famous Barrymore brothers - brothers, Lionel and John.


* RelatedInTheAdaptation: In the book, Stapleton has his wife Beryl pose as his sister to catch Sir Henry's eye. Here, she really is his sister.

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* RelatedInTheAdaptation: In the book, Stapleton has his wife Beryl pose as his sister to catch Sir Henry's eye. Here, she really is his sister.stepsister.


* AdaptationalHeroism: Beryl is not Stapleton's wife and unwilling accomplice... she really ''is'' his sister and she doesn't know anything about her brother's criminal plans.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: Beryl is not Stapleton's wife and unwilling accomplice... she really ''is'' his sister stepsister and she doesn't know anything about her brother's stepbrother's criminal plans.


* AdaptationalUgliness: The film's version of Mortimer has a more sinister appearance with his pebble glasses and goatee, to make him into another RedHerring.



* DeathByAdaptation: Dr. Mortimer's spaniel, it died before the good doctor visits Baker Street.


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* DeathByAdaptation: Dr. Mortimer's spaniel, it died before the good doctor visits Baker Street.


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* RelatedInTheAdaptation: In the book, Stapleton has his wife Beryl pose as his sister to catch Sir Henry's eye. Here, she really is his sister.


-->than that vast expanse of primitive wasteland, the

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-->than that vast expanse of primitive wasteland, thethe moors


[[caption-width-right:350: ''"[[TagLine Through the gathering fog on a lonely English moor stalks an unearthly beast...its trail of horror so terrifying on Sherlock Holmes dare follow!]]"'']]

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[[caption-width-right:350: ''"[[TagLine Through the gathering fog on a lonely English moor stalks an unearthly beast...its trail of horror so terrifying on only Sherlock Holmes dare follow!]]"'']]



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[[caption-width-right:350: ''"[[TagLine Through the gathering fog on a lonely English moor stalks an unearthly beast...its trail of horror so terrifying on Sherlock Holmes dare follow!]]"'']]


[[caption-width-right:350:"Put it all together and what have you got?"\\
"Murder, my dear Watson."]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:"Put it all together and what have you got?"\\
"Murder, my dear Watson."]]


->'''Sherlock Holmes:'' There are still some gaps to be filled, but all in all, things are becoming a little clearer."\\

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->'''Sherlock Holmes:'' Holmes:''' There are still some gaps to be filled, but all in all, things are becoming a little clearer."\\\\


->''"There are still some gaps to be filled, but all in all, things are becoming a little clearer."''
-->--'''Sherlock Holmes'''

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->''"There ->'''Sherlock Holmes:'' There are still some gaps to be filled, but all in all, things are becoming a little clearer."''
-->--'''Sherlock Holmes'''
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'''Dr. Watson:''' Not to me, I assure you. It's still a hopeless jumble. Mr. Franklin, Dr Mortimer, the Barrymans; put it all together and what have you got?\\
'''Sherlock Holmes:''' Murder, my dear Watson. Refined, cold-blooded murder.\\


* MomentKiller: Watson, then the peddler to Sir Charles and Beryl.
-->'''Charles:''' Apparently we didn't choose a very deserted spot.

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* MomentKiller: Watson, then the peddler to Sir Charles Henry and Beryl.
-->'''Charles:''' -->'''Sir Henry:''' Apparently we didn't choose a very deserted spot.

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