Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli (Lord Beaconsfield)
Captain Edward Fairfax Vere
Lux Video Theatre
Sir Paul Maxim
(performer: "Untitled Oxford University Song" - uncredited)
(performer: "Sonata in A, K.331" 1783? - uncredited, "Mazurka" 1935 - uncredited)
A Notorious Affair
(performer: "Second Movement Andante" 1844 / "Second Movement Andante" 1844)
The Bishop Murder Case
(performer: "Waltz of the Flowers" 1891-2 - uncredited, "Waltz in A Minor, Op.34, No.2 'Waltz Brilliante'" 1831-39 - uncredited)
Breakdowns of 1938
Himself (The Adventures of Robin Hood wardrobe test)
Clip from 'Tales of Terror'
Land of Liberty
Marquis St. Evremonde (edited from: Tale of Two Cities)
(1923). Stage Play: The Swan. Comedy. Written by Ferenc Molnár
. Translated from the Hungarian by Melville Baker
. Directed by David Burton
. Cort Theatre: 23 Oct 1923- Jun 1924 (closing date unknown/255 performances). Cast: Geraldine Beckwith, Jack Cobb, Tom Collins, Boswell Davenport, Margaret Farr, Stanley Grand...
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Sir Basil Rathbone
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[from a private letter written when he was serving in WWI] Out here we step over death every day. We stand next to it while we drink our tea. It's commonplace and ordinary. People who had lives and tried to hold on to them and didn't, and now slump and stare and melt slowly to nothing. You meet their eyes...
Was so frequently typecast as a villain that he literally jumped at the first few opportunities he ever got to play Sherlock Holmes because "for once, I got to beat the bad guy instead of play him." Indeed, he played the legendary heroic detective more than any other character in his career. By 1946...
Best known for playing suave villains in period swashbuckler films, such as
The Adventures of Robin Hood
. He is credited with creating the definitive screen interpretation of Sherlock Holmes, his only rival generally conceded to be Jeremy Brett
's interpretation of the fictional detective.