The Basil Rathbone
Crossword Puzzle

Test your knowledge of Basil Rathbone! Most answers can be found on this website.

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1. Line from1962 film Tales of Terror: "Valdemar, can you hear ___?" 1. ______ Prophecies of Nostradamus (1961 film)
2. Television network that broadcast "Billy Budd," starring William Shatner and Rathbone 2. Rathbone played Montague Hartley in The Black _____ (1941 film)
5. Rathbone's character in the 1967 Ferlin Husky film (see 22 across) 3. In an episode of the Colgate Comedy Hour (1951) Rathbone played the "Would-___ Gentleman"
10. One of the roles Rathbone played in Hamlet 4. Initials of Rathbone's daughter
12. "Five Minutes to ______" (TV) 5. The Star of Rhodesia was this.
14. In the 1943 film Above Suspicion, Rathbone's character dies after being _______. 6. Male lead in1944 film Bathing Beauty (init.)
16. Initials of the actor who played "Much" in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938 film) 7. Sherlock Holmes radio episode: "Shoscombe _____ Place"
17. 1920 play in which Rathbone played Count Louis Ipanoff 8. 1939 film in which Rathbone escapes from a penal colony
19. He played "Hansel" on recording of "Hansel and Gretel" 9. A ______ in Her Hat (1935 film)
20. Rathbone played Harry Domain in this 1922 play. 10. Rathbone's character in The Magic Sword (1962 film)
21. The _____ Doctor (1941 film) 11. "_______ of a Kind" (radio show)
22. Hillbillys ____ ___ Haunted House (2 words, 1967 film) 13. Initials that Sherlock Holmes made on his wall with bullet holes
23. Initials of Rathbone's co-star in After the Ball (1933 film) 15. Animal that Rathbone recommends as a pet--not normally considered a pet! (hint: see Radio page)
25. Initials of actor who played Moriarty in the 1953 stage play Sherlock Holmes 17. 1949 radio show: Tales of _______
26. Initials of actress who played Belle in The Bishop Murder Case (1930 film) 18. 1921 play: The _____ O'Beyond
27. The Adventures of David ________ (1935 film) 20. Letters that might appear on John Black's headstone (Comedy of Terrors, 1963 film)
32. Rathbone played Alfred de _________ in Madame Sand (1921 play) 24. Initials of Basil Rathbone's son
34. Episode of radio show Tales of Fatima: "___  ______ Expected Murder" (2 words) 28. Role that Rathbone played in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
37. Initials of title character in 1920 play starring Rathbone 29. Sponsor of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes radio shows
38. Episode of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: "Mrs. Warren's ______" (radio) 30. Author of A Tale of Two Cities
39. Rathbone's favorite song 31. Initials of actor who played Jules in We're No Angels (1955 film)
43. The female of the type of animal Much killed in Sherwood Forest (The Adventures of Robin Hood, 1938 film) 32. He played the Sheriff of Nottingham in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938 film)
44. Initials of actress who played Maid Marian in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938 film) 33. Episode of Chevrolet Tele-Theatre called "Queen of _______" (TV)
46. Episode of Tales of Fatima: "The Tower of  ______ " (radio) 35. Episode of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: "The __________ in Wax" (radio)
48. The Flirting ________ (1930 film) 36. Article Basil wrote about Moritz: "____ Was My Friend"
52. Miss Ferguson, Rathbone's co-star in The Grand Duchess and the Waiter (1925 play) 40. The 1953 play Sherlock Holmes opened at the _____ Century Theatre.
55. Rathbone starred with Norma Shearer in The ______ of Mrs. Cheyney (1929 film) 41. Name of Rathbone's cocker spaniel
56. Rathbone's character in Tovarich (1937 film) would answer "yes" this way. 42. Initials for actress who played Bess in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938 film)
57. "The Hated _____ of 1776" (radio) 45. Episode of Tales of Fatima: "The _____  _____ the Shadows" (radio)
59. In 1962 Rathbone published In and Out of Character: ______ Autobiography 47. Rathbone's character in A Lady Surrenders (1930 film)
60. Initials for one of the participants in Dream World, a 1951 radio tribute to the United Nations 49. The plot of Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon uses an _______ from the story "The Adventure of the Dancing Men"
61. In the 1933 film Loyalties, a film about anti-Semitism, Rathbone played a wealthy _______. 50. Rathbone played Major Brand in The ______ Patrol (1938 film)
62. ______ Precious Year (1933 film) 51. Rathbone played Milo James in this episode of Burke's Law: "____ Killed Hamlet?" (TV)
63. Rathbone's character in the 1922 play The Swan: Dr. Hans ______ 53. "____ and Behold," 1952 radio episode of Theatre Guild on the Air
64. Episode of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: "The Vanishing White __________ " (radio) 54. Rathbone played this character in the play Othello
65. Rathbone narrated "The Reluctant ________" on The World of Disney in 1955 (TV) 58. Rathbone made the film Autopsy of a Ghost at the _____ of his career (1967).
  61. Initials of Rathbone's co-star in "The Lark" (TV)
  63. Initials for the character of the insect expert in Sherlock Holmes and the Spider Woman (1944 film)
   

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