Oral history interview with Basil Rathbone, 1959
|Creator: ||Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967||Project: ||Popular arts project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
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. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"