Kenneth Williams was an English actor, best known for his comedy timing in the radio show ‘Hancock's Half Hour, which ran from 1954 to 1961. He is also remembered for his work in the ‘Carry On’ series (1958–78). He made his screen debut in the 1952 mystery film ‘Trent’s Last Case.’ He made his TV debut in the TV version of ‘Hancock’s Half Hour’ (1956-60). His other TV appearances came in shows, such as ‘BBC Sunday-Night Theatre’ (1952-58), ‘The Wednesday Play’ (1964), ‘Whizzkid's Guide’ (1981-83), ‘Galloping Galaxies!’ (1985-86), and ‘Jackanory’ (1986). A few of his successful films are ‘Valley of Song’ (1953), ‘Make Mine Mink’ (1960),‘Carry on Regardless’ (1961), ‘Twice Round the Daffodils’ (1963), and ‘Don’t Lose Your Head’ (1967). Some of his unsuccessful film projects include ‘Land of Fury’ (1954) and ‘The Hound of Baskervilles’ (1978).
This is a satirical take off on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel of the same name. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are invited to examine the weird happenings at Baskerville Hall and the curse of a fabled hound. As they start investigating, everyone appears suspicious. So how do they overcome the obstacles to solve the mystery of the Hound?
On a hot day, three friends decide to get away from London, and go on a boating holiday in order to get more fresh air and exercise. However, soon they realize that they are not well equipped for the trials of riverbank life.