Special Episode: Books to Movies Part 1 – The Hound of the Baskervilles Adaptations

Thank you for joining us for this episode of Time to Read! We’re chatting about a few of the many screen adaptations of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

In this episode we discuss

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) starring Basil Rathbone;

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) starring Peter Cushing;

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988) starring Jeremy Brett;

The Hounds of the Baskerville episode of Sherlock (2012 – TV series) starring Benedict Cumberbatch (season 2, episode 2);

Lego Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles (trailer);

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s moustache: image one and image two;

How Benedict Cumberbatch became a dragon named Smaug (through motion capture) for The Hobbit

How Benedict Cumberbatch can’t pronounce “penguin”.

Nerd words for word nerds

Erica: Tramp (and The Five by Hallie Rubenhold);

Kirsten: Exploration (and the Pasadena Project and Rooster Town by Evelyn Peters);

Dennis: Talisman;

Trevor: Schlager Music (and Cindy and Bert singing “Der hund von Baskerville” – a Schlager Music classic hit!)

Thanks to @soraniknatu, @roadsideattractionaddict, and @dorbiana_lychyi for their contributions to our discussion! Thanks also to our lovely Facebook group and to everyone who took the time to share with us.

Next episode we’re talking about Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. We’re looking forward to hearing what you think.

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Time to Read is a production of the Winnipeg Public Library. Our panel today included  Kirsten Wurmann, Trevor Lockhart, Dennis Penner, and Erica Ball.

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