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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Basil Rathbone
RLIN number: NXCP87-A108
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part II
Description: Childhood in South Africa and England; type-casting and publicity; Hollywood life style; role as Sherlock Holmes; effect of political involvement on actors' careers; reminiscences of his wife, Ouida.
Extent: Transcript: 32 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1959 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Actor
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Motion picture industry; Motion pictures; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016914-12357