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Basil Rathbone Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles

BASIL RATHBONE
Born: June 13, 1892 in Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: July 21, 1967 in New York City, New York
Biography
British actor Basil Rathbone (1892-1967), who appeared on Broadway 23 times and won the 1948 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play (The Heiress), is also known for his film work in period costume dramas. He was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor for playing Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (1936) and King Louis XVI in If I Were King (1938). He also appeared as Murdstone in David Copperfield (1934), Evremonde in Tale of Two Cities (1935), Pontius Pilate in The Last Days of Pompeii (1936), Karenin in Anna Karenina (1936) and Guy of Gisbourne in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). In 1939, Rathbone was cast as Sherlock Holmes in The Hound of the Baskervilles, the first of 14 screen appearances as Conan Doyle's master detective. He also played Holmes on radio from 1939-1946.
Film Credits | show moreshow less
1968-Autopsia-de-un-fantasma (Performer), 1966-Summer-Fun (Performer), 1963-The-Comedy-of-Terrors (Performer), 1962-Tales-of-Terror (Performer), 1961-Victoria-Regina (Performer), 1961-The-Black-Cat (Performer), 1961-Mystic-Prophecies-and-Nostradamus (Performer), 1949-1950-The-Chevrolet-Tele-Theatre (Performer), 1949-The-Wind-in-the-Willows (Performer), 1949-The-Adventures-of-Ichabod-and-Mr.-Toad (Performer), 1944-Bathing-Beauty (Performer), 1943-Crazy-House (Performer), 1943-Sherlock-Holmes-Faces-Death (Performer), 1942-Crossroads (Performer), 1942-Fingers-at-the-Window (Performer), 1939-Tower-of-London (Performer), 1939-The-Sun-Never-Sets (Performer), 1938-If-I-Were-King (Performer), 1938-The-Adventures-of-Marco-Polo (Performer), 1937-Make-a-Wish (Performer), 1937-A-Night-of-Terror (Performer), 1936-Private-Number (Performer), 1935-Kind-Lady (Performer), 1926-The-Great-Deception (Performer), 1986-The-Rose-King (Other), 1965-The-Celebrity-Game (in person), 1959-Time-to-Remember (in person), 1958-Make-Me-Laugh (in person), 1954-The-Name's-the-Same (in person), 1952-Your-Lucky-Clue (in person), 1940-Screen-Snapshots-Series-19,-No-10 (in person), 1945-Screen-Snapshots-Series-25,-No.-4:-Hollywood-Celebrations (in person), 1998-Universal-Horror (Other), 1997-Un-siecle-d'ecrivains (Other), 1966-The-Son-of-Frankenstein (Other), 1954-1956-Shower-of-Stars (Performer), 1986-The-Great-Mouse-Detective (Other), 1976-That's-Hollywood (Other), 1964-Suspense (Performer), 1962-The-Magic-Sword (Performer), 1962-Pontius-Pilate (Performer), 1960-The-Christophers (Performer), 1958-Fredric-March-Presents-Tales-from-Dickens (Performer), 1956-1957-Kraft-Theatre (Performer), 1957-The-Lark (Performer), 1956-Screen-Directors-Playhouse (Performer), 1955-The-Court-Jester (Performer), 1955-Star-Tonight (Performer), 1955-Science-Fiction-Theatre (Performer), 1953-The-Motorola-Television-Hour (Performer), 1951-1953-Suspense (Performer), 1946-Heartbeat (Performer), 1945-Pursuit-to-Algiers (Performer), 1944-Frenchman's-Creek (Performer), 1944-The-Pearl-of-Death (Performer), 1941-International-Lady (Performer), 1941-The-Black-Cat (Performer), 1941-The-Mad-Doctor (Performer), 1939-The-Adventures-of-Sherlock-Holmes (Performer), 1938-The-Adventures-of-Robin-Hood (Performer), 1936-The-Garden-of-Allah (Performer), 1935-Captain-Blood (Performer), 1935-A-Tale-of-Two-Cities (Performer), 1933-Loyalties (Performer), 1933-One-Precious-Year (Performer), 1930-A-Lady-Surrenders (Performer), 1930-The-Flirting-Widow (Performer), 1930-A-Notorious-Affair (Performer), 1930-The-Bishop-Murder-Case (Performer), 1923/II-The-School-for-Scandal (Performer), 1921-The-Fruitful-Vine (Performer), 1963-1965-The-Merv-Griffin-Show (in person), 1958-The-Betty-White-Show (in person), 1957-Person-to-Person (in person), 1951-Penthouse-Party (in person), 1951-What's-My-Line (in person), 1950-Ford-Star-Revue (in person), 1942-Hedda-Hopper's-Hollywood-No.-6 (in person), 2011-Leslie-Howard:-The-Man-Who-Gave-a-Damn (Other), 1962-Hollywood-Hist-o-Rama (Other), 2013-Ninja-the-Mission-Force (Other), 1942-Sherlock-Holmes-and-the-Secret-Weapon (Performer), 1940-Screen-Snapshots-Series-19,-No.-5:-Art-and-Artists (in person), 1957-1960-The-Arthur-Murray-Party (in person), 1995-Biography (Other), 2010-The-Naked-Archaeologist (Other), 1966-The-Ghost-in-the-Invisible-Bikini (Performer), 1966-Queen-of-Blood (Performer), 1965-Dr.-Kildare (Performer), 1965-Voyage-to-the-Prehistoric-Planet (Performer), 1965-Burke's-Law (Performer), 1958-The-Last-Hurrah (Performer), 1958-The-DuPont-Show-of-the-Month (Performer), 1957-The-United-States-Steel-Hour (Performer), 1956-The-Alcoa-Hour (Performer), 1956-The-Black-Sleep (Performer), 1955-We're-No-Angels (Performer), 1954-Love-Story (Performer), 1954-The-Philip-Morris-Playhouse (Performer), 1953-Season's-Greetings (Performer), 1953-Danger (Performer), 1953-Broadway-Television-Theatre (Performer), 1951-1953-Lux-Video-Theatre (Performer), 1951-Lights-Out (Performer), 1950-Nash-Airflyte-Theatre (Performer), 1945-The-Woman-in-Green (Performer), 1944-The-Scarlet-Claw (Performer), 1944-The-Spider-Woman (Performer), 1943-Above-Suspicion (Performer), 1943-Sherlock-Holmes-in-Washington (Performer), 1941-Paris-Calling (Performer), 1940-The-Mark-of-Zorro (Performer), 1940-Rhythm-on-the-River (Performer), 1939-Son-of-Frankenstein (Performer), 1938-The-Dawn-Patrol (Performer), 1937-Tovarich (Performer), 1937-Confession (Performer), 1935-The-Last-Days-of-Pompeii (Performer), 1930-The-Lady-of-Scandal (Performer), 1925-The-Masked-Bride (Performer), 1924-Trouping-with-Ellen (Performer), 1921-Innocent (Performer), 1951-The-Frank-Sinatra-Show (in person), 1950-Vienna-Art-Treasures (in person), 1939-Screen-Snapshots-Series-18,-No.-10 (in person), 1938-For-Auld-Lang-Syne (in person), 1938-Breakdowns-of-1938 (in person), 1997-20th-Century-Fox:-The-First-50-Years (Other), 1991-Frankenstein:-A-Cinematic-Scrapbook (Other), 2005-Captain-Blood:-A-Swashbuckler-Is-Born (Other), 2010-Time-to-Remember (Other), 1964-Hollywood-and-the-Stars (Other), 1961-Here's-Hollywood (in person), 1967-Hillbillys-in-a-Haunted-House (Performer), 1967-Soldier-in-Love (Performer), 1962-Two-Before-Zero (Performer), 1956-1960-The-Red-Skelton-Hour (Performer), 1958-Hans-Brinker-and-the-Silver-Skates (Performer), 1955-The-Eddie-Cantor-Comedy-Theater (Performer), 1955-Encounter (Performer), 1954-Schlitz-Playhouse (Performer), 1954-Studio-One-in-Hollywood (Performer), 1954-Casanova's-Big-Night (Performer), 1951-The-Colgate-Comedy-Hour (Performer), 1949-The-Ford-Theatre-Hour (Performer), 1946-Dressed-to-Kill (Performer), 1946-Terror-by-Night (Performer), 1945-The-House-of-Fear (Performer), 1942-Sherlock-Holmes-and-the-Voice-of-Terror (Performer), 1939-Rio (Performer), 1939-The-Hound-of-the-Baskervilles (Performer), 1936-Romeo-and-Juliet (Performer), 1935-A-Feather-in-Her-Hat (Performer), 1935-Anna-Karenina (Performer), 1935-David-Copperfield (Performer), 1932-After-the-Ball (Performer), 1932-A-Woman-Commands (Performer), 1930-Sin-Takes-a-Holiday (Performer), 1930-This-Mad-World (Performer), 1929-The-Last-of-Mrs.-Cheyney (Performer), 1923-The-Loves-of-Mary,-Queen-of-Scots (Performer), 1955-Captain-Lightfoot (Other), 1958-The-Arlene-Francis-Show (in person), 1956-The-Amazing-Dunninger (in person), 1952-1956-I've-Got-a-Secret (in person), 1954-Schlitz-Playhouse (in person), 1951-The-Jack-Benny-Program (in person), 1950-Showtime,-U.S.A. (in person), 1950-Your-Show-of-Shows (in person), 1950-Inside-U.S.A.-with-Chevrolet (in person), 1950-The-Ken-Murray-Show (in person), 1948-Tonight-on-Broadway (in person), 2005-Baker-Street-Babylon:-The-Bizarre-Afterlife-of-Sherlock-Holmes (Other), 2005-The-Adventures-of-Errol-Flynn (Other), 1985-The-Many-Faces-of-Sherlock-Holmes (Other), 1971-The-Jarvis-Collection:-Scotland-Yard (Other), 2010-A-History-of-Horror-with-Mark-Gatiss (Other), 1987-Reginald-LeBorg---Man-nannte-mich-den-Alleskonner (Other), 1979-The-Horror-Show (Other), 1994-It's-Alive:-The-True-Story-of-Frankenstein (Other), 1939-Land-of-Liberty (Other), 1954-The-Milton-Berle-Show (Performer), 1949-1952-The-Milton-Berle-Show (in person), 1974-Madhouse (Other), 1964-Tri-plyus-dva (Other), 1955-Walt-Disney's-Wonderful-World-of-Color (Other)
Theater Credits | show moreshow less
J.B. - Performer (December 11, 1958 - October 24, 1959), Hide-and-Seek - Performer (April 2, 1957 - April 6, 1957), Sherlock-Holmes - Performer (October 30, 1953 - October 31, 1953), Jane - Performer (March 1, 1952 - April 26, 1952), The-Gioconda-Smile - Performer (October 7, 1950 - November 11, 1950), Julius-Caesar - Performer (June 20, 1950 - July 15, 1950), The-Heiress - Performer (March 8, 1950 - March 19, 1950), The-Heiress - Performer (September 29, 1947 - September 18, 1948), Obsession - Performer (October 1, 1946 - October 26, 1946), Romeo-and-Juliet - Performer (December 20, 1934 - March 1935), The-Devil-Passes - Performer (January 4, 1932 - March 1932), Melo - Performer (April 16, 1931 - June 1931), Heat-Wave - Performer (March 17, 1931 - March 1931), A-Kiss-of-Importance - Performer (December 1, 1930 - December 1930), Judas - Performer (January 24, 1929 - March 1929), The-Command-to-Love - Performer (September 20, 1927 - April 1928), Julius-Caesar - Performer (June 6, 1927 - June 1927), Love-Is-Like-That - Performer (April 18, 1927 - May 1927), The-Captive - Performer (September 29, 1926 - March 1927), Port-O'-London - Performer (March 9, 1926 - March 1926), The-Grand-Duchess-and-the-Waiter - Performer (October 13, 1925 - November 1925), The-Assumption-of-Hannele - Performer (March 15, 1924 - March 1924), The-Swan - Performer (October 23, 1923 - June 1924), The-Czarina - Performer (January 31, 1922 - May 1922)

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