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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Happy Anniversary! Premiered, September 1, 1939

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

Film Premiers

#getTV - Medaska's Lost Treasures

Hi All……

This week for getTV‘s lost treasures I am selecting not one but three films in a scheduled mini marathon: 159 more words

Medaska's Mess

Ah, Basil!

Yesterday, I finished watching about three movies. Before I saw the Elvis film that was agonizing to watch, I saw The Hound of the Baskervilles… 883 more words


Movie Marathon comes to its end

Finally, by God, finally! I finished watching all the movies that I borrowed from the library. I was going to give myself some visual rest before I checked out more films but today I borrowed about three. 97 more words


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892) - Arthur Conan Doyle

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


Film review: The Comedy of Terrors (1963)

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


Pirates of the Caribbean

- You are without doubt the worst pirate
I have ever heard of!

- But you have heard of me!

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