Friday, July 27, 2012

SHERLOCK HOLMES "Hound of the Baskervilles" Conclusion

Lobby card from the 1959 Hammer Studios film
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are hired to investigate mysterious doings at Baskerville Hall, including sightings of a huge lethal dog!
While Holmes remains in London, Watson journeys to the ancestral home of the Baskervilles, encountering a number of colorful residents, some of whom hide sinister secrets.
But, it's a ploy as Holmes is also on-site, but in disguise.
Now reunited, the duo compare notes, and with Inspector Lestrade arriving with an arrest warrant, Holmes is ready to name the killer.
But the Hound, breathing fire, appears...
The illustrators for this tense tale from Classics Illustrated #33 (1948) are veterans Louis Zansky (pencils) and Fred Eng (inks).
The adaptation's scripter is unknown.
Here's a kool bonus: the text feature from this issue about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle...

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