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Review: Strangers in the Night (1944)

While the 30s and 40s were dominated by the villainous portrayals of Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney, Jr., Basil Rathbone, John Carradine, Lionel Atwill and others, occasionally a strong female antagonist would peek out from behind the blood stained curtains. 534 more words


THE GARDEN OF ALLAH: Lovely to Look at, Delightful to (Be)Hold

The Garden of Allah. Oh my God this movie could not be more ridiculous. I’ve seen it four times.

The first time, I was home with the flu. 882 more words

Movie Briefs

The Woman in Green (1945)

I have written before about Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes. All in all, he made fourteen films about the detective, and in addition to that radio plays and stage plays. 285 more words

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Sherlock Holmes - The Woman in Green

The most famous detective stories of all time is Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. My favorites are the ones starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce. 198 more words

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Blu-ray review: The Comedy of Terrors

Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff
Director: Jacques Tourneur

Arrow Video add to their already extensive Vincent Price catalogue with this offering from 1963, in which Price and Peter Lorre play a murderous undertaker and his bungling henchman. 447 more words


Hollywood Tours 1937

Marcia Jessen from BasilRathbone.net has very kindly sent The Baz these wonderful pdfs of articles advertising “Hollywood Tours.” Interesting to us mainly because amongst the delights offered the lucky tourists is a “cocktail party at Basil Rathbone’s home!” But almost as interesting is the glimpse of the culture of 1930s America. 56 more words

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Il giro di vite, Lettura di gruppo

Guida Spirituale del nostro Diktator Bookclub:

Camilla Watery: Un giorno facciamo un evento in real life, zero internet, zero telefoni, e davanti a un camino, vestiti come ggenti dell’ottocento, ci raccontiam le storie. 265 more words

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