Tag Archives: Basil Rathbone


Terror by Night (1946)

Holmes and Watson meet Inspector Lestrade on a train to Scotland, in which Lady Margaret Carstairs, the owner of a famous diamond, the Star of Rhodesia, and her son Roland are travelling. The owner has asked Holmes to guard the huge diamond, but soon Roland is murdered and the diamond stolen. Holmes must find the diamond and uncover the murderer, both of whom must still be on the train.


Magic Sword, The (1962)

The Magic Sword (also known as St. George and the Dragon, St. George and the Seven Curses, and The Seven Curses of Lodac) is a 1962 live action fantasy film, mainly aimed at children, based loosely on the medieval legend of St. George and the Dragon.


Sin Takes a Holiday (1930)

This is a pre-code film about some frivolous rich people, a young secretary, and the weird goings on in 1930. It stars Basil Rathbone and Constance Bennet.


Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943)

Based on the Sir Authur Conan Doyle story “The Dancing Men”, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are placed in WWII europe to help protect a scientist and his invention from the Nazis.


Sherlock Holmes – Dressed to Kill (1946)

A convicted thief in Dartmoor prison hides the location of the stolen Bank of England printing plates inside three music boxes.


Woman In Green, The (1945)

The Woman in Green is a Sherlock Holmes film starring Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson, with Henry Daniell as Professor Moriarty, and Hillary Brooke. Young woman in London are found murdered with a finger cut off. Scotland Yard thinks it’s the work of a psychopath, but Sherlock Holmes senses a bigger conspiracy. The is the 11th Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes movie.


Heartbeat (1946)

Ginger Rogers plays an escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris. She is caught red-handed on her first attempt at stealing by an upper class man played by Basil Rathbone. She falls in love with a man she meets at a party and it remains to be seen whether she can go straight and win the man of her dreams.


Love from a Stranger (1937)

A poor woman (Ann Harding) wins the lottery and soon she’s swept off her feet by a nice man (Basil Rathbone) but after they’re married she begins to think he has a few secrets including murder.