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Basil Poledouris
   wrote music for   
Conan (1982)
Basil Poledouris
   wrote music for   
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Basil Poledouris
   wrote music for   
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Basil Poledouris
   wrote music for   
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Basil
   is in   
'Fawlty Towers'
Manuel's pet hamster
"BOOM BOOM!"
   is the catch phrase of   
Basil Brush
Basil
   means   
Royal
Vasily, Vassily
Fawlty Towers
   featured the character   
Basil Fawlty
Played by John Cleese
Waiting For God
   featured the character   
Basil Makepeace
Played by Michael Bilton
The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
   starred   
Errol Flynn, Olivia De Havilland and Basil Rathbone
Directors: Michael Curtiz and William Keighley
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
   starred   
Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce and Ida Lupino
Director: Alfred. L. Werker
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
   starred   
Basil Rathbone, Richard Greene and Wendy Barry
Director: Sidney Lanfield
Wilkie Collins
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Basil (1998)
Based on the story 'Basil'
The Black Sheep of Whitehall (1942)
   starred   
Will Hay, John Mills and Basil Sidney
Director: Basil Dearden & Will Hay. Also starred Henry Hewitt, Felix Aylmer & Owen Reynolds
Jo Malone
   produces the perfume   
Lime Basil & Mandarin
Basil Deardon
   directed   
The Bells Go Down (1943)
Basil Deardon
   directed   
The Black Sheep of Whitehall (1942)
Codirected by Will Hay.
Basil Deardon
   directed   
The Captive Heart (1946)
Basil Deardon
   directed   
The Assassination Bureau (1969)
Basil Deardon
   directed   
Cage of Gold (1950)
It's Not Cricket (1949)
   starred   
Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne and Susan Shaw
Director: Roy Rich / Alfred Roome. Also starred Maurice Denham, Nigel Buchanan & Alan Wheatley
Quartet (1948)
   starred   
W. Somerset Maughan, Basil Radford and Naunton Wayne
Director: Ken Annakin / Arthur Crabtree. Also starred Ian Fleming, Jack Raine & Angela Baddeley
Whisky Galore! (1949)
   starred   
Basil Radford, Catherine Lacey and Bruce Seton
Director: Alexander Mackendrick. Also starred Joan Greenwood, Wylie Watson & Gabrielle Blunt
The Winslow Boy (1948)
   starred   
Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke and Basil Radford
Director: Anthony Asquith. Also starred Margaret Leighton, Kathleen Harrison & Francis L. Sullivan
The Riverside Murder (1935)
   starred   
Basil Sydney, Judy Gunn and Alastair Sim
Director: Albert Parker. Also starred Tom Helmore, Ian Fleming & Reginald Tate
Basil Dean
   directed   
Sing As We Go (1934)
Musical
Talk of the Devil (1936)
   starred   
Ricardo Cortez, Sally Eilers and Basil Sydney
Director: Carol Reed. Also starred Randle Ayrton, Frederick Culley & Cahrles Carson
Basil
   means   
Love
The Galloping Major (1951)
   starred   
Basil Radford, Jimmy Hanley and Janette Scott
Director: Henry Cornelius. Also starred A. E. Matthews, René Ray & Hugh Griffith
The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)
   starred   
Gary Cooper, Sigrid Gurie and Basil Rathbone
Director: Archie Mayo. Also starred George Barbier, Binnie Barnes & Ernest Truex. Plot: Marco Polo (Cooper) travels from Venice to Peking, where he quickly discovers spaghetti and gunpowder and falls in love with the Emperor's daughter...
Basil Rathbone
   was considered for the role of   
Rhett Butler in Gone With the Wind (1939)
Clarke Gable got the part
The Court Jester (1955)
   starred   
Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns and Basil Rathbone
Director: Melvin Frank & Norman Panama. Also starred Angela Lansbury, Cecil Parker & Mildred Natwick. Plot: A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown the rightful king.
Sherlock Holmes
   is a role shared by   
Basil Rathbone & Michael Caine
Michael Caine - Without a Clue (1988), Basil Rathbone - Dressed to Kill (1946) & Pursuit to Algiers (1945) & The Woman in Green (1945) & The House of Fear (1945) & The Pearl of Death (1944) & The Scarlet Claw (1944) & The Spider Woman (1944) & Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) & Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) & The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) & The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Sherlock Holmes
   is a role shared by   
Arthur Wontner & Basil Rathbone
Arthur Wontner: The Sleeping Cardinal (1931), The Missing Rembrandt (1932), The Sign of Four: Sherlock Holmes' Greatest Case (1932), The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes (1935), Silver Blaze (1937); Basil Rathbone: Dressed to Kill (1946), Pursuit to Algiers (1945), The Woman in Green (1945), The House of Fear (1945), The Pearl of Death (1944), The Scarlet Claw (1944), The Spider Woman (1944), Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943), Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943), Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943), Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942), The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Sherlock Holmes
   is a role shared by   
Bruno Güttner & Basil Rathbone
Bruno Güttner - Der Hund von Baskerville (1937), Basil Rathbone - Dressed to Kill (1946) & Pursuit to Algiers (1945) & The Woman in Green (1945) & The House of Fear (1945) & The Pearl of Death (1944) & The Scarlet Claw (1944) & The Spider Woman (1944) & Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) & Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) & The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) & The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Sherlock Holmes
   is a role shared by   
John Barrymore & Basil Rathbone
John Barrymore - Sherlock Holmes (1922), Basil Rathbone - Dressed to Kill (1946) & Pursuit to Algiers (1945) & The Woman in Green (1945) & The House of Fear (1945) & The Pearl of Death (1944) & The Scarlet Claw (1944) & The Spider Woman (1944) & Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) & Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) & The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) & The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Sherlock Holmes
   is a role shared by   
Peter Cook & Basil Rathbone
Peter Cook - The Hound of the Baskervilles (1978), Basil Rathbone - Dressed to Kill (1946) & Pursuit to Algiers (1945) & The Woman in Green (1945) & The House of Fear (1945) & The Pearl of Death (1944) & The Scarlet Claw (1944) & The Spider Woman (1944) & Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) & Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) & The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) & The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Sherlock Holmes
   is a role shared by   
Peter Cushing & Basil Rathbone
Peter Cushing - The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959), Basil Rathbone - Dressed to Kill (1946) & Pursuit to Algiers (1945) & The Woman in Green (1945) & The House of Fear (1945) & The Pearl of Death (1944) & The Scarlet Claw (1944) & The Spider Woman (1944) & Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) & Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) & The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) & The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Sherlock Holmes
   is a role shared by   
Christopher Plummer & Basil Rathbone
Christopher Plummer - Murder by Decree (1979), Basil Rathbone - Dressed to Kill (1946) & Pursuit to Algiers (1945) & The Woman in Green (1945) & The House of Fear (1945) & The Pearl of Death (1944) & The Scarlet Claw (1944) & The Spider Woman (1944) & Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943) & Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1943) & Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942) & The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) & The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
Basilic
   is the French for   
Basil
Basil Argyros
   is a fictional secret agent in   
'Agent of Byzantium'
By Harry Turtledove. A sequence of short stories set in an alternate 14th Century. Basil works as an agent for the Roman Emperor.
Sin Takes a Holiday (1930)
   starred   
Constance Bennett, Kenneth MacKenna and Basil Rathbone
Director: Paul L. Stein. Also starred Rita La Roy, Louis John Bartels & John Roche. Plot: Dowdy Sylvia (Bennett) accepts her boss' marriage proposal, even though he only asked her to avoid marriage to another woman...
F. Scott Fitzgerald
   wrote   
Basil and Cleopatra
One of several "Basil and Josephine" stories
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
   starred   
Basil Rathbone, Faith Domergue and Marc Shannon
Director: Curtis Harrington. Also starred Christopher Brand, John Bix & Lewis Keane. Plot: In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7 to explore Venus under the command of Professor Hartman (Rathbone), but an asteroid collides and explodes Capella.
Basil
   has the latin name   
Ocimum Basilicum
Basil is originally native to Iran, India and other tropical regions of Asia, having been cultivated there for more than 5,000 years.
Lemon Basil
   has the latin name   
Ocimum × Citriodorum
Lemon basil is a popular herb in Lao, Indonesian, Malaysia, Thai, Arabian and Persian cuisine.
E. L. Konigsburg
   wrote   
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
1968
William Holman Hunt
   painted   
Isabella and the Pot of Basil
1868; depicts a scene from Keats' poem; Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Basil Rathbone
   is buried in   
Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY, USA
Actor
Basil D'Olivera
   was born in   
South Africa
Good all rounder,1966-1975?






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