Prior to The Hound of the Baskervilles, March of 1939, Basil Rathbone was considered the Arch-Master of the Sinister, and he was probably difficult to accept as Holmes, as seen in the following prize winning letter in the November, 1939, edition of Modern Screen. 506 more words
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle first introduced Sherlock Holmes in two books: A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of the Four, however, it was in his short stories that the character of Sherlock Holmes really became widely followed. 995 more words
Director: Jacques Tourneur. Writer: Richard Matheson. Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Joyce Jameson, Joe E. Brown, Beverly Hills (Beverly Powers).
Perpetually drunken and more than a tad psychopathic undertaker Waldo Trumbull (Price) forces his unhappy housebreaker assistant Felix Gillie (Lorre) to assist him in drumming up much needed business for his funeral parlour. 689 more words