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Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce / Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson

Happy Birthday Basil Rathbone!!



Dear Mr. Rathbone,

I’m writing this to thank you, to thank you for everything. You’ve done so much for me, you have no idea. It may sound crazy to you that someone who’s never met you could be so profoundly impacted by you, but what can I say, I am a little crazy. I really do owe you so much….

06-13 / 16:49 / 8 notes / goodoldbaz

Sunday Pic #16

Marcia has suggested I post this and see if any of the fans out there has suggestions and answers.

So….. Is the Basil?…..


I mean the guy on the right, not one of the people wearing hats. The photo is being sold here, and has this description:

“8h824 STAGE DOOR candid 8×10 still ’37 visitor Basil Rathbone talking to showgirls on set by Miehle!”

The seller also adds this:

“….Note that this is…

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06-01 / 23:23 / 4 notes


The first ones are from Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon, starring Basil Rathbone. I love how the writers (mostly Gatiss, I think) put so many easter eggs in Sherlock’s episodes.