Dr. Watson travels to Devonshire to protect Sir Henry Baskerville from any danger, real or mythical.


Igor Maslennikov, Arkadiy Tigay (co-director)


Arthur Conan Doyle (novel), Igor Maslennikov (screenplay) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Vasiliy Livanov ... Sherlock Holmes
Vitali Solomin ... Dr. Watson
Rina Zelyonaya ... Mrs. Hudson
Borislav Brondukov ... Inspector Lestrade (as Boryslav Brondukov)
Evgeniy Steblov ... Dr. James Mortimer
Nikita Mikhalkov ... Sir Henry Baskerville
Aleksandr Adabashyan ... John Barrymore
Svetlana Kryuchkova ... Eliza Barrymore
Oleg Yankovskiy ... Jack Stapleton / Hugo Baskerville
Irina Kupchenko ... Miss Beryl Stapleton
Alla Demidova ... Laura Lyons
Sergey Martinson ... Mr. Frankland
Oleg Palmov ... Head of Post Office
Paul Leomar Paul Leomar ... Selden - convict
Dmitry Bessonov ... Butler


The events of the picture take place in 1889 [1]. Dr. Mortimer comes to Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, who on the eve visited the detective's apartment in his absence and forgot his cane there. Mortimer tells the legend of the Hound of the Baskervilles, a hellhound that has haunted the Baskervilles of Devonshire for centuries, and reports the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville, the owner of the Baskerville Hall estate. The newspapers write that Charles Baskerville's death was caused by a heart attack, allegedly he was very unwell, but Mortimer does not believe a single word, since not far from the body of the deceased he found traces of a huge dog. Most of all, the doctor is concerned about Henry Baskerville, the nephew and sole heir to Baskerville Hall, who has just arrived from Canada. Sir Henry visits Holmes and Watson; by this time he had managed to lose a new boot; he also received an anonymous note: "If reason and life are dear to you, stay away from peat bogs." The ... Written by zoroman2008

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Release Date:

25 July 1981 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Priklyucheniya Sherlocka Holmsa i Doktora Watsona: Sobaka Baskerviley. Chast 1 See more »


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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Lenfilm Studio See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)| Mono (original version)


Color (PAL)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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