Hound Of The Baskervilles Movie Analysis

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The Hound of the Baskervilles, a thrilling story about two detectives, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, as they solve the mystery of a hungry hound who looks for his next victim in Victorian England. This exciting novel was created by the godfather of mystery; Sir Conan Doyle. There are many interpretations of this mysterious novel, such as the movie by David Atwood of the Twenty-first Century (2002 BBC). But his artistic ideas bring many differences to the original story. The differences that the legendary original novel and the unique dramatic movie emit are plot structure the story tells, the characters that are involved, and the scenes that were included or excluded from. To start with, a difference that the novel and the movie have is that The…show more content…
This is why he changed the plot. Another example of this detail is that in the start of the movie, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are inspecting Sir Charles dead body. This completely changes the plot of the original story because Sherlock never gets to see Sir Charles dead body in the novel. To Atwood, this serves as a very captivating introduction to make the audience already want to know what happened to Sir Charles. Additionally, The Hound of the Baskerville book plot structure is also completely different from the movie. Unlike the movie’s actrativeness to the audience, like Atwood’s use of foreshadowing his plot, Doyle keeps everything straightforward and mysterious. This is why Doyle’s plot is different, because he want you to keep waiting for all of the mysteriousness of the book to finally be resolved and everything to make sense, which is what everyone wants. The book starts with Sherlock and Watson examining Dr. Mortimer’s walking stick. They discuss about Mortimer’s came, which in the book is stated as, “a stick as the old-fashioned family practitioner used

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