Basil Rathbone Films I've seen

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1.
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1929)
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There is a big charity function at the house of Mrs. Cheyney and a lot of society is present. With her rich husband... (94 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
 
2.
The Bishop Murder Case (1930)
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When the body of a man nicknamed "Cock Robin" is found with an arrow in the heart on an archery range along with a chess bishop as a clue, Philo Vance investigates. (88 mins.)
 
3.
The Lady of Scandal (1930)
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A famous British actress gets involved with two members of a reserved British noble family, whose plan to get rid of her backfires. (76 mins.)
Director: Sidney Franklin
 
4.
Sin Takes a Holiday (1930)
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Dowdy Sylvia accepts her boss' marriage proposal, even though he only asked her to avoid marriage to another woman... (81 mins.)
Director: Paul L. Stein
 
5.
David Copperfield (1935)
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A gentle orphan discovers life and love in an indifferent adult world. (130 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
6.
Anna Karenina (1935)
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The married Anna Karenina falls in love with Count Vronsky despite her husband's refusal to grant a divorce, and both must contend with the social repercussions. (95 mins.)
Director: Clarence Brown
 
7.
The Last Days of Pompeii (1935)
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In the doomed Roman city, a gentle blacksmith becomes a corrupt gladiator, while his son leans toward Christianity. (96 mins.)
 
8.
A Feather in Her Hat (1935)
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A loving mother tells her son that he isn't hers so that the boy will be able to climb out of their poor surroundings... (72 mins.)
Director: Alfred Santell
 
9.
Kind Lady (1935)
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Mary Herries is a rich woman with a habit of contributing to those less fortunate than her. On her way... (76 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
 
10.
A Tale of Two Cities (1935)
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A pair of lookalikes, one a former French aristocrat and the other an alcoholic English lawyer, fall in love with the same woman amongst the turmoil of the French Revolution. (128 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
11.
Captain Blood (1935)
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After being wrongly convicted as a traitor, Peter Blood, an English physician, is sent to exile in the British colonies of the Caribbean, where he becomes a pirate. (119 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
12.
Private Number (1936)
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A young woman searching for work takes a job as a maid for a rich family. Intrigue follows as a butler schemes to make the attractive newcomer his own... (80 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
13.
The Garden of Allah (1936)
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The star-crossed desert romance of a cloistered woman and a renegade monk. (79 mins.)
 
14.
A Night of Terror (1937)
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A lottery winner breaks up with her fiancé and marries a fortune hunter who proves to be dangerous. (86 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
 
15.
Confession (1937)
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Aging down on her luck cabaret singer murders a respectable composer. On trial she slowly gives in and explains her crime. They had a complicated history. (87 mins.)
Director: Joe May
 
16.
Make a Wish (1937)
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While at summer camp in the Maine woods, little Bobby Breen befriends composer Basil Rathbone, who left the city to try and break his creative block... (77 mins.)
Director: Kurt Neumann
 
17.
Tovarich (1937)
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Ousted from their homeland by the Bolshevik revolution, a royal Russian couple find themselves impoverished and living in Paris... (98 mins.)
Director: Anatole Litvak
 
18.
The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
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Adventurer Marco Polo travels to China, where he finds the Emperor Kublai Khan, court intrigue, danger, and unexpected love. (104 mins.)
Director: Archie Mayo
 
19.
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
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When Prince John and the Norman Lords begin oppressing the Saxon masses in King Richard's absence, a Saxon lord fights back as the outlaw leader of a rebel guerrilla army. (102 mins.)
 
20.
If I Were King (1938)
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Vagabond poet François Villon rises to high office in 1463 Paris. (101 mins.)
Director: Frank Lloyd
 
21.
The Dawn Patrol (1938)
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British flying aces in World War I contend with the harsh realities of war. (103 mins.)
Director: Edmund Goulding
 
22.
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
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One of the sons of Frankenstein finds his father's monster in a coma and revives him, only to find out he is controlled by Ygor who is bent on revenge. (99 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
 
23.
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
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Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate the legend of a supernatural hound, a beast that may be stalking a young heir on the fog-shrouded moorland that makes up his estate. (80 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lanfield
 
24.
The Sun Never Sets (1939)
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When Clive Randolph finally returns "home" from Gold Coast colony, younger brother John balks at following the family Colonial Service tradition... (97 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
 
25.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
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The master sleuth hunts his archenemy, Professor Moriarty, who is planning the crime of the century. (85 mins.)
Director: Alfred Werker
 
26.
Rio (1939)
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A crazed man escapes from prison to kill his wife's lover. (77 mins.)
Director: John Brahm
 
27.
Tower of London (1939)
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In the 15th century Richard Duke of Gloucester, aided by his club-footed executioner Mord, eliminates those ahead of him in succession to the throne... (92 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
 
28.
Rhythm on the River (1940)
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Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics... (92 mins.)
 
29.
The Mark of Zorro (1940)
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A young aristocrat must masquerade as a fop in order to maintain his secret identity of Zorro as he restores justice to early California. (94 mins.)
 
30.
The Mad Doctor (1940)
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A crazed physician marries a wealthy women and, with the help of his demented assistant, murders them for their money. (69 mins.)
Director: Tim Whelan
 
31.
International Lady (1941)
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The film opens with a German air-raid over the skies of London, and moves to the attempts of the F.B.I... (102 mins.)
Director: Tim Whelan
 
32.
The Black Cat (1941)
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Elderly Henrietta Winslow lives in an isolated mansion with her housekeeper and beloved cats. As her health fails, her greedy relatives gather in anticipation of her death. (70 mins.)
 
33.
Paris Calling (1941)
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Marianne Jannetier, a well-to-do Parisian, engaged to Andre Benoit, a high-ranking government official... (95 mins.)
Director: Edwin L. Marin
 
34.
Fingers at the Window (1942)
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The City of Chicago is gripped by an Axe Murderer. The streets are empty at night as there have been six murders and six people have been caught... (80 mins.)
Director: Charles Lederer
 
35.
Crossroads (1942)
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Diplomat is blackmailed for crimes he committed before he had amnesia. (83 mins.)
Director: Jack Conway
 
36.
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
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When a Nazi saboteur jeeringly predicts to the nation new depredations, via their radio 'Voice of Terror'... (65 mins.)
Director: John Rawlins
 
37.
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands. (68 mins.)
 
38.
Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
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Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson travel to Washington D.C. in order to prevent a secret document from falling into enemy hands. (71 mins.)
 
39.
Above Suspicion (1943)
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Oxford Professor Richard Myles and new bride Frances are off on a European honeymoon. It isn't your typical honeymoon though... (90 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
40.
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
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During WWII several murders occur at a convalescent home where Dr. Watson has volunteered his services... (68 mins.)
 
41.
Crazy House (1943)
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Olsen and Johnson, stage comedians turned film stars, produce a star-studded musical comedy with an eccentric "millionaire" who hasn't got a dime. (80 mins.)
Director: Edward F. Cline
 
42.
The Scarlet Claw (1944)
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When a gentlewoman is found dead with her throat torn out, the villagers blame a supernatural monster, but Sherlock Holmes, who gets drawn into the case from nearby Quebec, suspects a human murderer. (74 mins.)
 
43.
Bathing Beauty (1944)
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A contrived misunderstanding leads to the breakup of a songwriter and his fiancée. She returns to work as a gym teacher at an all-girls school, but a legal loophole allows the man to enroll as one of her students. (101 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
44.
The Pearl of Death (1944)
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When a valuable pearl with a sinister reputation is stolen, Sherlock Holmes must investigate its link to a series of brutal murders. (69 mins.)
 
45.
Frenchman's Creek (1944)
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An English lady falls madly in love with a French Pirate. (110 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
46.
The Spider Woman (1943)
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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of so-called "pajama suicides". He knows the female villain behind them is as cunning as Moriarty and as venomous as a spider. (63 mins.)
 
47.
The House of Fear (1945)
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Sherlock Holmes investigates a series of deaths at a castle with each foretold by the delivery of orange pips to the victims. (69 mins.)
 
48.
The Woman in Green (1945)
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Sherlock Holmes investigates when young women around London turn up murdered, each with a finger severed off. Scotland Yard suspects a madman, but Holmes believes the killings to be part of a diabolical plot. (90 mins.)
 
49.
Pursuit to Algiers (1945)
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Holmes is recruited to escort the heir to a European throne safely back to his homeland after his father's assassination. (65 mins.)
 
50.
Terror by Night (1946)
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When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible. (60 mins.)
 
51.
Heartbeat (1946)
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In Paris, a young woman runs away from a reform school, joins a pickpocket academy, and finds herself falling for the handsome diplomat she's been blackmailed into stealing from. (102 mins.)
Director: Sam Wood
 
52.
Dressed to Kill (1946)
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Sherlock Holmes sets out to discover why a trio of murderous villains, including a dangerously attractive female, are desperate to obtain three unassuming and inexpensive little music boxes. (76 mins.)
 
53.
The Wind in the Willows (1949 Short Film)
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Disney "Mini-Classic" version of the tale. First released as a double-feature: The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. (30 mins.)
 
54.
Casanova's Big Night (1954)
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A meek tailor thinks his wooing will be helped if he assumes the identity of the famous Casanova...who's deeply in debt. (86 mins.)
 
55.
We're No Angels (1955)
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Three Devil's Island escapees hide out in the home of a kindly merchant and repay his kindness by helping him and his family out of several crises. (106 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
56.
The Court Jester (1955)
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A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king. (101 mins.)
 
57.
The Black Sleep (1956)
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Sir Joel Cadman, a mad scientist, kidnaps his victims and cuts open their brains in an effort to discover a means to cure his wife's brain tumor. (82 mins.)
Director: Reginald LeBorg
 
58.
Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens (1958 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
59.
The Last Hurrah (1958)
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Frank Skeffington is an old Irish-American political boss, running for re-election as mayor of a U.S. town for the last time. (121 mins.)
Director: John Ford
 
60.
Tales of Terror (1962)
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Three tales of terror involve a grieving widower and the daughter he abandoned; a drunkard and his wife's black cat; and a hypnotist who prolongs the moment of a man's death. (89 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
61.
Queen of Blood (1966)
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The year is 1990. An alien species makes contact with Earth through radio transmission, notifying of an imminent visit... (78 mins.)
 
62.
Hillbillys in a Haunted House (1967)
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Country singers on their way to Nashville get in between a shoot out between Spies and the local Sheriff... (86 mins.)
Director: Jean Yarbrough
 
63.
A Lady Surrenders (1930)
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A wealthy industrialist's wife gets into a big argument with him; to cool off, she goes on an ocean trip. He thinks she's left him for good, so he marries another woman. When his first wife returns, complications ensue. (102 mins.)
Director: John M. Stahl
 
64.
The Flirting Widow (1930)
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Phyllis wants to marry Bobby, but Father won't permit it until older sister Celia weds. So Celia invents a military fiancée in Arabia... (72 mins.)
 
65.
A Woman Commands (1932)
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Captain Alex Pastitsch falls into huge debts trying to ensure the expensive mistress. When the situation threatened his career, Colonel Stradimirovitsch has an idea how to fix it. (83 mins.)
Director: Paul L. Stein
 
66.
Loyalties (1933)
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While a houseguest at an upper-class gathering, wealthy Jew Ferdinand de Levis is robbed of £1,000 with evidence pointing towards the guilt of another guest, Captain Dancy. (74 mins.)
 
67.
Two Before Zero (1962)
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Basil Rathbone, Mary Murphy. This is one Rathbone fans have been looking for years. Basil is a black-robed purveyor of communism... (78 mins.)