|Just a few reasons...
||[Apr. 20th, 2004|03:35 pm]
Basil Rathbone community
...to love Basil Rathbone.|
His amazing baritone voice.
...reading Poe's "The Raven"..."Take thy BEAK from out my HEART and take thy FORM from off my DOOR!!" *shiver*
Holmes' piercing gaze.
Those horribly corny movies from the 60's that he made to support his wife and family.
Because even though they had transparent plots and hideous costumes and effects, he still gave his best performance.
Because any celebrity who stays married for 43 years has got to have something special about them.
He was arrested for promoting public awareness to homosexuality - in the 20's.
Because he preferred speaking at college campuses where the audience was not so "highbrow."
Because although he had already served in WWI, he still tried to serve in WWII.
His story about meeting his most famous role, "Daydream."
Because, Watson, "As you may have noticed, throughout time, prominent men have prominent noses."