Monday, May 31, 2010
The many deaths of the Hound of the Baskervilles
As a break from the usual, here's an interesting little compilation from YouTube. The Hound of the Baskervilles has been one of my favourite books since childhood and it's been brought to the screen more times than almost any other book. Here is a nice mix from many of the most famous versions as Holmes confronts and dispatches the beast:
Personally my favourite screen version is the Ian Richardson one that everyone seems to forget (it also has Brian Blessed in it).