The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Old-school take on classic story offers thrills, not gore.

NR 1959 89 minutes

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Language is present

Just think it’s worth noting that there IS language present. At the very beginning a woman is called a b**** and the word d**n is used a couple times.

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