Rathbone, Basil 1892-1967
Most widely held works about Basil Rathbone
Most widely held works by Basil Rathbone
The adventures of Robin Hood ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 1,235 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 )
5 editions published between 1949 and 2003 in English and held by 1,161 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.
Frankenstein the legacy collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Multiple languages and English and held by 941 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.
Charles Dickens' A tale of two cities ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 937 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 court jester ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and German and held by 928 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 Edgar Allan Poe audio collection by Edgar Allan Poe ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 918 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.
The adventures of Robin Hood ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Rebel outlaw Robin Hood outwits the Sheriff of Nottingham and Guy of Gisbourne, and saves the throne for the absent King Richard I.
Captain Blood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 695 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 ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1946 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 664 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 ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes vs. his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsight.
The new adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Anthony Boucher ( Recording )
22 editions published between 1939 and 1998 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
The unfortunate tobacconist: Three shop-keepers have died on London's fog-shrouded docks. What is the killer after, and how does Holmes' mysterious brother Mycroft fit in? ; The paradol chamber: Holmes and Watson investigate a mysterious time machine--and take an unscheduled trip in the company of a corpse ; The Viennese strangler: Holmes plays his violin--while he and Watson search for a killer among a cast of colorful characters in a Viennese boarding house ; The notorious canary trainer: A pleasant vacation is interrupted by a suicide and a confession to murder. The only thing missing is a victim--and a solution to a most vexing mystery ; The April Fool's Day adventure: Watson and a wealthy woman play a joke on Holmes--who doesn't find it funny when the crime becomes all too real ; The strange adventure of the uneasy easy chair: Why does a certain chair in a certain room spell death for whoever sits in it? For Holmes and Watson, there is only one way to find out ; The strange case of the demon barber: A visit to a West End stage play plunges Homes and Watson into a harrowing hunt for a killer who may be in disguise ; The mystery of the headless monk: A leading student of the supernatural has been murdered in an ancient chapel. The suspect: the ghost of a beheaded monk.
Anna Karénina ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 575 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.
The woman in green ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Hypnotism, blackmail and fiendish murders lead Holmes and Watson straight to the evil Professor Moriarty and his lovely accomplice.
The mark of Zorro ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 511 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 villanous tyrant--while finding time to romance the tyrant's beautiful niece.
Terror by night ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 474 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.
In and out of character by Basil Rathbone ( Book )
17 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
The wind in the willows ( Visual )
in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
J. Thaddeus Toad's mad mania for motorcars drives his dear friends Moley, Rat and MacBadger into a world of frenzy-- especially when Toady trades the magnificent Toad Hall for a stolen red roadster.
The dawn patrol ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and held by 409 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.
The Hound of the Baskervilles ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in English and German and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson investigate the reappearance of a seemingly supernatural hound, bent on destroying the House of the Baskervilles in accordance with an ancient curse.
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1939 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 368 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.
American poetry Animated films Animated films Audiobooks Audiobooks British Caribbean Area Children's films Comedy films Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery stories Doyle, Arthur Conan,--Sir,--1859-1930 Drama England England--Sherwood Forest Fads Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Fools and jesters Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) Frankenstein films Great Britain Historical films History Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) Horror films Horror tales, American Man-woman relationships Monsters Murder Murder--Investigation Pirates Private investigators Radio plays Radio programs Robin Hood (Legendary character) Romance films Sherlock Holmes films Sherlock Holmes films Short stories, American Teachers Toad of Toad Hall (Fictitious character) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films Watson, John H. (Fictitious character)
Basil, Philip St. John
Rathbone, Philip St. John Basil, 1892-1967
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