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The Mark of Zorro

The Mask of Zorro, starring Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Basil Rathbone, J. Edward Bromberg, Gale Sondergaard, Eugene Pallette
The Mark  of Zorro (1940), starring  Tyrone Power,  Linda Darnell,  Basil Rathbone,  J. Edward Bromberg,  Gale Sondergaard,  Eugene Pallette Synopsis of  The Mark  of Zorro Posing as a foppish coward, Diego, a Spanish nobleman, fights injustice in colonial California in The Mark of Zorro. Upon his return from...
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David Copperfield

David Copperfield (1935) starring Freddie Bartholomew, Frank Lawton, W.C. Fields
David Copperfield (1935) starring  Freddie Bartholomew,  Frank Lawton,  W.C. Fields, Basil Rathbone  There’s a lot of good things to be said about  David Copperfield — fine acting all around, interesting characters that the audience cares about, good cinematography, etc. I’d like to point out a few highlights: Basil...
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The Black Sleep [Basil Rathbone]

The Black Sleep (1956), starring Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr., John Carradine, Akim Tamiroff, Tor Johnson The Black Sleep – Many  of Hollywood’s top horror stars appears in this story  of a mad doctor. He’s performing brain surgery on unwilling victims attempting to save the life of...
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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet, starring Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard, Basil Rathbone, Edna May Oliver, John Barrymore
Romeo and Juliet (1936), starring Norma Shearer, Leslie Howard,  Basil Rathbone,  Edna May Oliver,  John Barrymore,  C. Aubrey Smith Synopsis of  Romeo and Juliet  Romeo and Juliet is  Shakespeare’s classic tale of love and youth ruined by a family feud. The Montagues and the Capulets, two powerful families...
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Bathing Beauty – starring Esther Williams and Red Skelton

Bathing Beauty, starring Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Basil Rathbone
Movie review of Bathing Beauty (1944) starring Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone Synopsis of Bathing Beauty  In Bathing Beauty, Swim instructor Caroline Brooks (Esther Williams) angrily returns to her teaching job at a New Jersey girls school. Her brand new marriage to songwriter Steve Elliott (Red Skelton) is disrupted by scheming show producer George...
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