The Basil Rathbone Gallery

Studio Portraits/Posed Shots
Page Three

1940 to 1949

In 1940 Paramount Pictures produced a number of promo photos of Basil Rathbone. He made Rhythm on the River for Paramount in 1940, The Mad Doctor in 1941, and Frenchman's Creek in 1944. The first fifteen photos (five rows) on this page are Paramount Studios promo photos.


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1940
(See the color version below.)

photo by Eugene Robert Richee, 1940

photo by Eugene Robert Richee
Richee worked for Paramount until 1941.

This full page color portrait appeared in the June 22, 1940 issue of Picturegoer magazine.

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1940

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One of the finest bits of art work in the home is the head of Rathbone sculpted in 1940 by Mario Korbel, noted Czechoslovakian artist.

1941

1941

photo by Clarence Bull

1941

 

MGM photo by C.S. Bull, 1942

MGM photo by C.S. Bull, 1942

 

MGM photo by C.S. Bull, 1943

MGM photo by C.S. Bull, 1943

 

 

 

 

 

 

photo by C.S. Bull
promo photo for the film Above Suspicion, 1943

photo by C.S. Bull
promo photo for the film Above Suspicion, 1943

 

 

 

1949

 

 

This is Page Three of the Basil Rathbone studio portraits.
More photos on Page One (early years), Page Two (1931-1939), and Page Four (later years).
 

 

 

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