Appeared in "Obsession" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Louis Verneuil
. Directed by Reginald Denham
. Plymouth Theatre: 1 Oct 1946-26 Oct 1946 (31 performances). Cast: Eugenie Leontovich
. Produced by Homer Curran; Produced in association with Russell Lewis and Howard Young.
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Sir Basil Rathbone
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[from a private letter written when he was serving in World War I] 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, or what used to be their eyes and you feel ashamed. And now Johnny is one of them....
He was awarded 3 Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame: for Motion Pictures at 6549 Hollywood Boulevard; for Radio at 6300 Hollywood Boulevard; and for Television at 6915 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
Best known for his roles in horror films, particularly those made by Universal Studios