Orig 1958 press photo Basil Rathbone British actor

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  • Sold Date: Mar 21, 2011
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Orig 1958 press photo Basil Rathbone British actor

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Offering a 1958 press photo of Basil Rathbone British actor. Text on photo includes: Basil Rathbone in separate tables. Additional Info: Sir Basil Rathbone, KBE, MC, Kt (13 June 1892, Johannesburg 21 July 1967, New York City) was a South African-born British actor. He rose to prominence in England as a Shakespearean stage actor and went on to appear in over 70 films, primarily costume dramas, swashbucklers, and, occasionally, horror films. He frequently portrayed suave villains or morally ambiguous characters, such as Murdstone in David Copperfield (1935) and Sir Guy of Gisbourne in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). His most famous role, however, was heroic that of Sherlock Holmes in fourteen Hollywood films made between 1939 and 1946 and in a radio series. His later career included Broadway and television work; he was awarded a Best Actor Tony Award in 1948.. Photo is dated: 6-1-1958 and measures: 8 x 10.


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