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The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • Film
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Time Out says

A 'homage' to the spirit of English film comedy that is truly one of the crummiest movies ever made. In case the idea of a Conan Doyle send-up doesn't itself have you in stitches, Morrissey and his stars/co-scripters Cook and Moore try to slay you with every other kind of joke their clapped-out minds can remember. There's even a pathetic lampoon of The Exorcist, a mere four years too late. Every single gag and every single comedy role is mistimed, misplayed or simply misconceived. It also looks worse than any film from a 'name' director in years: a first-year film student would be ashamed of the flat, stilted compositions and the dingy little sets.
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Release Details

  • Duration:85 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Paul Morrissey
  • Screenwriter:Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Paul Morrissey
  • Cast:
    • Peter Cook
    • Dudley Moore
    • Denholm Elliott
    • Joan Greenwood
    • Terry-Thomas
    • Max Wall
    • Irene Handl
    • Kenneth Williams
    • Hugh Griffith
    • Roy Kinnear
    • Prunella Scales
    • Spike Milligan
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