(1965-66) Host of the TV series "The Sherlock Holmes Theatre", shown on station WGN in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Weekly episodes featured the series of Sherlock Holmes feature films with Rathbone and Nigel Bruce
, and later, Charlie Chan films. Rathbone recorded introductions and closings for all the films aired.
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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....