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Der Hund von Baskerville (movies 1914-1920)

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The Moving Picture World (27 february 1915, p. 1302)

Der Hund von Baskerville is a silent German movie released from 1914 to 1920, produced by Deutsche Vitaskop production and Greenbaum-Film GmbH production, starring Alwin Neuss as Sherlock Holmes. Black & White. Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.

The movie was divided in 6 episodes:

  • 12.06.1914 : Der Hund von Baskerville, 1., 5 reels (4385 feet)
  • 30.10.1914 : Der Hund von Baskerville, 2. Das einsame Haus, 4 reels (3610 feet)
  • ---.04.1915 : Der Hund von Baskerville, 3. Das unheimliche Zimmer, 3 reels
  • ---.---.1915 : Der Hund von Baskerville, 4., 3 reels (809 feet)
  • ---.---.1920 : Der Hund von Baskerville, 5.Dr. MacDonalds Sanatorium, 5 reels (4967 feet)
  • ---.---.1920 : Der Hund von Baskerville, 6. Das Haus ohne Fenster, 5 reels (4967 feet)

Survival status : Gosfilmofond film archive / Filmmuseum München film archive (1)

The movie is an adaptation of the Arthur Conan Doyle's novel : The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901).

Other titles :

  • Le Chien des Baskerville (France) 1915

In the movie the villain Stapleton disguises himself as Sherlock Holmes, and Sherlock Holmes disguises himself as Stapleton, and there is a scene where the two meet in each other's disguises. [1]


Cast

  • Sherlock Holmes : Alwin Neuss (1, 2, 3, 4)
  • Stapleton : Friedrich Kühne (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
  • Lord Henry Baskerville : Erwin Fichtner (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
  • Laura Lyons : Hanni Weisse (1, 2, 5, 6)
  • The butler : Andreas Van Horn (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
  • Henry's fiancée : Tatjana Irrah (3)
  • Henry's fiancée : Hilde Borke (4)
  • ? : Livio Pavanelli? (3)
  • ? : Alexander Murski? (3)
  • ? : Erich Kaiser-Titz (5, 6)
  • ? : Lya Sellin (5, 6)
  • ? : Lu Jürgens (6)
  • ? : Ludwig Rex (6)


Crew

  • Director : Rudolf Meinert (1, 2), Richard Oswald (3, 4), Willy Zeyn Sr. (5, 6)
  • Producer : Jules Greenbaum (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
  • Screenplay : Richard Oswald (1, 2, 3, 4), Robert Liebmann (5, 6)
  • Cinematography : Werner Brandes & Karl Freund (1, 2, 3)
  • Art direction : Hermann Warm (3)




  1. Antti Alanen Film Diary

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