The Basil Rathbone Gallery

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More Candid Photos on Movie Sets

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Photos from the set of The Dawn Patrol:


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On the set of The Dawn Patrol (with Errol Flynn)


Rathbone and son Rodian

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Rathbone the photographer
  Photos from the set of Romeo and Juliet:  


with Fred Cavens

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with fencing instructor Fred Cavens, rehearsing the duel with Mercutio for Romeo and Juliet


Dressed as Tybalt, Basil takes a break from filming Romeo and Juliet
 

The cast of Romeo and Juliet rehearse
 
Photos from the set of Tower of London:


Rathbone, dressed as Richard III (Tower of London) visits Marlene Dietrich on the set of Destry Rides Again


Boris Karloff chats with Rathbone and his son Rodion


Basil with his two young costars Donny Dunagan and Joan Carroll

Photos from the set of The Black Cat:


Rathbone and Broderick Crawford with Gloria Jean



The cast of The Black Cat



Basil and Gloria Jean
Candids from various Sherlock Holmes films:

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learning to play the violin from David Miller, studio coach
Universal Studios, 1946

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with Kay Harding, on the set of The Scarlet Claw


On the set of The Hound of the Baskervilles, with Nigel Bruce and director Sidney Lanfield

Rathbone and Bruce with Patricia Morison, on the set of Dressed to Kill

Rathbone and Bruce with Patricia Morison, on the set of Dressed to Kill

Rathbone and Bruce with Patricia Morison,  Dressed to Kill

Rathbone and Bruce with Patricia Morison, Dressed to Kill

Rathbone and Bruce with Patricia Morison, on the set of Dressed to Kill

Rathbone and Bruce with Patricia Morison,  Dressed to Kill

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Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce taking a tea break during filming of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes



Rathbone and Bruce

Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and technical director Tom McKnight
(Sherlock Holmes scholar Tom McKnight was married to Edith Meiser, author of many of the Sherlock Holmes stories presented on radio in the 1930s and 1940s. McKnight also produced the radio series The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1940-1941)
Candid photos from other films:

The cast of The Sun Never Sets: Melville Cooper, Doug Fairbanks Jr., Barbara O'Neill, and Basil Rathbone

Rathbone, Barbara O'Neill, Melville Cooper, and Doug Fairbanks, Jr.

A goat and her two babies proved the center of attraction for Basil Rathbone and Barbara O'Neil during the time they were on location for exterior scenes of Universal's The Sun Never Sets.

Rathbone and Barbara O'Neill caught in an unguarded moment by the cameraman making pets of a goat and its two babies while on location for their new picture The Sun Never Sets.

getting wet for a scene in Rio

On the set of Anna Karenina

Ann Harding and Basil Rathbone

Basil Rathbone and Angela Lansbury take a lunch break during filming of The Court Jester.


with Boris Karloff, and Francis X. Bushman on the set of The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini



Rathbone and Kay Johnson from This Mad World


 



Rathbone in costume for his role in A Tale of Two Cities


a behind the scenes photo from A Tale of Two Cities

   

 

 

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