Appeared (as "Hugh Dawltry") in "Heat Wave" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Roland Pertwee
. Directed by Stanley Bell. Fulton Theatre: 17 Feb 1931-Mar 1931 (closing date unknown/15 performances). Cast: Hugh Buckler
(as "James Weysmith"), Fred K. Chandrasakara (as "Club Servant"), William Cooray (as "Dawltry's Boy"), Henry Daniell
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Sir Basil Rathbone
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[on how he was awarded his Military Cross] All I did, old man, was disguise myself as a tree--that's correct, a tree--and cross no man's land to gather a bit of information from the German lines. I have not since been called upon to play a tree.
His final appearance as Sherlock Holmes was in a play written by his wife Ouida Bergère
, appropriately titled "Sherlock Holmes". The production opened on Broadway on October 30, 1953, and lasted only three performances.
Best known for his roles in horror films, particularly those made by Universal Studios