WorldCat Identities

Rathbone, Basil 1892-1967

Works: 1,499 works in 3,660 publications in 7 languages and 37,921 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Animated films  Children's films  History  Juvenile works  Swashbuckler films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Proofreader, Interviewee, Other, Speaker, Singer, Costume designer, Commentator, vac, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Basil Rathbone
The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

90 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived as an outlaw in Sherwood Forest dedicated to fight against tyranny
The adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad( Visual )

44 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and held by 1,799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tradition of grand animated classics, Disney's 11th animated masterpiece introduces two literary classics to the screen. Here, The Wind in the Willows and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow come together in one fabulous adventure - in its own theatrical form
The court jester by Melvin Frank( Visual )

36 editions published between 1955 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 12th century England, the infant king is usurped by the wicked King Roderick. Black Fox and his band attempt to restore the rightful king to the throne by having a member of their group infiltrate the court by posing as the jester. Things get zany when the jester is hypnotized into believing he is an assassin and switches identities at the snap of finger, the King's daughter falls for the jester, people randomly sing what are supposed to be recognition codes, and a sorceress interferes
Sherlock Holmes - the secret weapon by Roy William Neill( Visual )

82 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes battles his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsite
Wind in the willows( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. J. Thadeus Toad has got himself into a bit of money trouble - from buying fancy new cars to dealing with some weaselly weasels. Now his beloved home, Toad Hall, is at risk of being lost. It will take the help of his dear friends Ratty, Moley and Angus MacBadger, and a promise to change his ways, for Mr. Toad to set things right again
Frankenstein : the legacy collection : Frankenstein ; Bride of Frankenstein ; Son of Frankenstein ; Ghost of Frankenstein ; House of Frankenstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein creates a true monster from dead human parts, but it gets out of control and into trouble. Bride of Frankenstein: Dr. Frankenstein agrees to help create a new creature, a woman, to be the companion of the monster. Son of Frankenstein: Wolf Frankenstein, the doctor's son, returns with his wife to claim his inheritance. Ghost of Frankenstein: Ygor resurrects Frankenstein's monster and brings him to the original doctor's son, Ludwig, for help. House of Frankenstein: Dracula, the Wolf Man and the Frankenstein monster exact revenge upon their many enemies
Captain Blood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

25 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arrested during the Monmouth Rebellion and falsely convicted of treason, Dr. Peter Blood is banished to the West Indies and sold into slavery. In Port Royal, Jamaica the Governor's daughter Arabella Bishop buys him for ten pounds to spite her uncle, Col. Bishop who owns a major plantation. Life is hard for the men and for Blood as well. By chance he treats the Governor's gout and is soon part of the medical service. He dreams of freedom and when the opportunity strikes, he and his friends rebel taking over a Spanish ship that has attacked the city. Soon, they are the most feared pirates on the seas, men without a country attacking all ships. When Arabella is prisoner, Blood decides to return her to Port Royal only to find that it is under the control of England's new enemy, France. All of them must decide if they are to fight for their new King
Dressed to kill by Arthur Conan Doyle( Visual )

104 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three musical boxes hold the clues to the location of stolen money-making plates, and it's up to Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick Dr. Watson to piece together the clues before the plates fall into the hands of villains
The woman in green by Roy William Neill( Visual )

80 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate a series of murders that are linked only by a missing finger on each victim
Anna Karénina by Clarence Brown( Visual )

29 editions published between 1935 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life
Terror by night by Basil Rathbone( Visual )

83 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes boards a train from Edinburgh to Scotland in order to find out who murdered Sir Ronald Carstairs and stole his fabulous Star of Rhodesia diamond. On the train, the detective finds himself pitted against a gang of disguised jewel thieves
The Edgar Allan Poe audio collection by Edgar Allan Poe( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poe's tales haunt and thrill, read with perfection. Includes The Tell-Tale Heart, The Black Cat, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Cask of Amontillado, and more
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An elaborate adaptation of Dickens' classic tale of the French Revolution. Dissipated lawyer Sydney Carton defends emigre Charles Darnay from charges of spying against England. He becomes enamored of Darnay's fiancée, Lucie Manette, and agrees to help her save Darnay from the guillotine when he is captured by Revolutionaries in Paris"--Marg Baskin in the IMDB, viewed Dec. 12, 2006
The New adventures of Sherlock Holmes : [the Unfortunate Tobacconist & other mysteries] by Anthony Boucher( Recording )

23 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The episodes of The April Fool's Day adventure (Watson's joke turns into a real jewel robbery and Holmes must solve the crime to clear his name.) and The strange adventure of the uneasy easy chair (Holmes and Watson must solve a locked room mystery involving two bodies and a deadly easy chair.)
The mark of Zorro by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

25 editions published between 1940 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young aristocrat must masquerade as a fop in order to maintain his secret identity of Zorro as he restores justice to early California
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Alfred L Werker( Visual )

23 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Moriarty has at long last been brought to trial for murder, but is acquitted after the court finds a lack of sufficient evidence. Moriarty wastes no time in plotting his next crime, but he must first divert the attention of the Great Detective
The dawn patrol( Visual )

22 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1915 France, Major Brand commands the 39th Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps. The young airmen go up in bullet-riddled crates and the casualty rate is appalling, but Brand can't make the officers at headquarters see reason
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the Baskervilles( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first of the fourteen Sherlock Holmes films starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. After learning the history of the Baskerville curse from the hirsute Dr. Mortimer, Sherlock Holmes takes upon himself the responsibility of protecting sole heir Henry Baskerville from suffering the same fate as his ancestors: a horrible death at the fangs of the huge hound of Grimpen Moor. Unable to head to Baskerville mansion immediately, Holmes sends his colleague Dr. Watson to act as his surrogate. What Watson doesn't know is that Holmes, donning several clever disguises, is closely monitoring the activities of everyone in and around the estate
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

11 editions published between 1936 and 2018 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though their families are feuding, Romeo and Juliet fall in love and secretly marry. Romeo gets in a fight and kills Juliet's cousin Tybalt, resulting in his banishment from Verona. When her parents insist that she marry Paris, Juliet and the friar devise a plan that she hopes will make things right
The adventures of Errol Flynn( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary tracing his life and career
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Edgar Allan Poe audio collection
The court jesterAnna KaréninaThe Edgar Allan Poe audio collectionCharles Dickens' A tale of two citiesThe New adventures of Sherlock Holmes : [the Unfortunate Tobacconist & other mysteries]The mark of ZorroSir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the Baskervilles
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Basi Rathbone

Basil, Philip St. John

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Rathbone, Philip St. John Basil 1892-1967

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