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Sherlock Holmes and the Baskerville Curse (1983)

In this animated tale, detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate a cursed family.

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Arthur Conan Doyle (novel), Eddy Graham (adaptation)
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Cast overview:
Peter O'Toole ... Sherlock Holmes (voice)
Ron Haddrick Ron Haddrick ... (voice)
Earle Cross Earle Cross ... Dr. Watson (voice)
Helen Morse ... (voice)
Robin Stewart ... (voice)
Moya O'Sullivan ... (voice)
Phillip Hinton Phillip Hinton ... (voice)
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In this animated tale, detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate a cursed family.

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Genres:

Animation | Mystery

Certificate:

G

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1983 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Hund von Baskerville See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Peter O'Toole - A Natural for the Animated Sherlock Holmes!
1 February 2007 | by flickheadSee all my reviews

I've been a lifelong fan of mysteries, as was my father before me, and it's a tradition I've tried to pass down to my nieces and nephews. I recently came across these four animated Sherlock Holmes specials from the early 80s with acting legend Peter O'Toole voicing the greatest detective of all time. I'd never heard of these before, and boy was I in for a treat! Peter O'Toole has an amazing vocal quality that brings the right amount of sincerity and wit to the role, and his ability to have fun within character makes him a real treat for children. The animation is on par with any Hannah Barbera production from the era, and it reminded me of one of my other all time favorite animated shows, Scooby Doo, only with the higher quality writing of the Arthur Conan Doyle original stories. I can't wait to see these again, as I've heard a DVD release is pending. Wonderful family entertainment, and a great way to get kids reading. Highly recommended!


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