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A Study In Signatures – The Autographs Of The Sherlock Holmes Actors Of The Basil Rathbone And Nigel Bruce Film Series

Posted by on Jun 26, 2012 in Autograph Collecting, Featured, Silver Screen Stars | 2 comments

A Study In Signatures – The Autographs Of The Sherlock Holmes Actors Of The Basil Rathbone And Nigel Bruce Film Series

  A Study In Signatures   The Sherlock Holmes actors of the Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce film series made up one of the most quirky and interesting group of characters in any similar film series of the era.  In 1939 20th Century Fox filmed what would become the first of 14 Sherlock Holmes films starring Basil Rathbone as the inimitable private detective and Nigel Bruce filling the role of Dr. Watson.  “The Hound of The Baskervilles” was an instant success and the studio quickly went into production of a follow up film “The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”, both set in the usual...

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Marilyn Monroe

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 in Silver Screen Stars | 0 comments

Marilyn Monroe

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Nigel Bruce

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 in Silver Screen Stars | 0 comments

Nigel Bruce

  Nigel Bruce’s signature on a 3×5 card from 1948 featuring an illustration of him in his signature role as Dr. Watson in the Sherlock Holmes fil series with Basil...

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Basil Rathbone

Posted by on Mar 11, 2012 in Silver Screen Stars | 0 comments

Basil Rathbone

   Rathbone’s signature on a simple piece of paper.  As you can see it is much quicker and less formal than his signature below from a letter written in 1923 to a Broadway producer.  The backside of the letter is seen below the signature...

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