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Rathbone, Basil 1892-1967

Works: 1,090 works in 2,459 publications in 6 languages and 34,730 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Fiction  Records and correspondence  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Legends  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Vocalist, Proofreader, Speaker, Other, Commentator, Costume designer, Singer, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The adventures of Robin Hood by Michael Curtiz( visu )
77 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,437 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 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and held by 1,643 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 Edgar Allan Poe audio collection by Edgar Allan Poe( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,269 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 ( visu )
8 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 1,068 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 by Norman Panama( visu )
23 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,053 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
The new adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Anthony Boucher( Sound Recording )
34 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and held by 1,037 libraries worldwide
The two original episodes of "The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" were first broadcast during the 1940s. The two stories "The Unfortunate Tobacconist" and "The Paradol Chamber" star Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce
Sherlock Holmes and the secret weapon by Roy William Neill( visu )
84 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes battles his arch rival, Professor Moriarty, who has kidnapped the inventor of a new bombsite
Dressed to kill by Arthur Conan Doyle( visu )
93 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 984 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
Frankenstein the legacy collection by James Whale( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 978 libraries worldwide
Mary Shelley's story of a monster created from the re-animated flesh of a corpse as seen through five Hollywood classics
The mark of Zorro by Rouben Mamoulian( visu )
34 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 935 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( visu )
17 editions published between 1935 and 2010 in English and held by 840 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 woman in green by Roy William Neill( visu )
68 editions published between 1945 and 2011 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
Hypnotism, blackmail and fiendish murders lead Holmes and Watson straight to the evil Professor Moriarty and his lovely accomplice
Terror by night ( visu )
70 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes investigates the theft of a precious gem and an unusual murder aboard a train bound from London to Edinburgh
Anna Karénina by Clarence Brown( visu )
14 editions published between 1935 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 651 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 adventures of Sherlock Holmes ( visu )
21 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 617 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
Wind in the willows ( visu )
3 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 562 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 dawn patrol ( visu )
13 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and held by 479 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 last hurrah ( visu )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 387 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
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The hound of the Baskervilles ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 384 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
In and out of character by Basil Rathbone( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Personal theatrical memoir, spanning 50 years in British and American theatre
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Basil, Philip St. John
Rathbone, Basil
Rathbone, Philip St. John Basil, 1892-1967
English (590)
Spanish (22)
German (12)
French (9)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (1)
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