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Rathbone, Basil 1892-1967

Overview
Works: 1,258 works in 3,218 publications in 6 languages and 37,796 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Animated films  Horror films  History  Children's films  Swashbuckler films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Proofreader, Interviewee, Speaker, Dedicatee, Other, Costume designer, Commentator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Basil Rathbone
 
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The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

80 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,489 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 dedicating his life to fighting against tyranny by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor
The adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad( Visual )

36 editions published between 1949 and 2014 in English and Ekajuk and held by 2,308 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
Dressed to kill by Brian De Palma( Visual )

122 editions published between 1946 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three music boxes are the only clues that Holmes has to work with to find the location of bank notes stolen from the bank of England
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon by Roy William Neill( Visual )

105 editions published between 1942 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes battles his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsite
The Edgar Allan Poe audio collection by Edgar Allan Poe( Recording )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,034 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 by Kang weik kang wei jie kek jie ke( Visual )

12 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 1,006 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
Frankenstein : the legacy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 980 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
The court jester by Melvin Frank( Visual )

30 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 979 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
The woman in green by Roy William Neill( Visual )

98 editions published between 1945 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypnotism, blackmail and fiendish murders lead Holmes and Watson straight to the evil Professor Moriarty and his lovely accomplice
The New adventures of Sherlock Holmes : [the Unfortunate Tobacconist & other mysteries] by Anthony Boucher( Recording )

45 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents two previously lost original broadcasts of the popular radio drama, Sherlock Holmes. In The book of Tobit, Holmes becomes romantically involved with a woman whose three previous husbands died on their wedding night. In Murder beyond the mountains, Holmes disguises himself as a Norwegian explorer to investigate an unsuccessful attempt on his life which has left everyone else believing that he is dead
The mark of Zorro by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

35 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disguised as Zorro, a sword-wielding mystery man dressed in black, Don Diego Vega works to restore his father, the deposed Alcalde, back to power and return tax money stolen by the villainous tyrant--while finding time to romance the tyrant's beautiful niece
Captain Blood by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

27 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 890 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
The terror by Alpha Video Distributors( Visual )

98 editions published between 1945 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock and Watson investigate the murder on a train from London to Edinburgh and how it might be connected to an attempted jewel theft
Anna Karénina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

15 editions published between 1935 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 657 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
Wind in the willows( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 651 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
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes( Visual )

17 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 503 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 )

19 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 485 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 )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 412 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
Tales of terror by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Price stars in all three episodes, including Morella, in which a man is haunted after blaming his young daughter for the death of his wife. In The black cat, a pair of illicit lovers are buried alive by a jealous husband, and in The case of M. Valdemar, a sorcerer's spell backfires when he sentences an innocent man to living hell."--Container
The last hurrah( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Skeffington, the political boss of a New England town, fights his last campaign. This flavorful melodrama is based on Edwin O'Connor's novel of politics, loosely patterned after the life of Boston's Mayor Curley
 
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The Edgar Allan Poe audio collection
Alternative Names
Basi Rathbone

Basil, Philip St. John

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Basil Rathbone British actor

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Basilius Rathbone

Rathbone, Basil

Rathbone, Philip St. John Basil 1892-1967

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Безіл Ретбоун

Бэзил Рэтбоун британский актёр

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بازیل رتبون

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The adventures of Ichabod and Mr. ToadThe Edgar Allan Poe audio collectionCharles Dickens' A tale of two citiesThe court jesterThe New adventures of Sherlock Holmes : [the Unfortunate Tobacconist & other mysteries]The mark of ZorroAnna KaréninaSir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the BaskervillesTales of terror