Basil Rathbone Quotes

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Basil Rathbone

from the trailer for the film Tovarich (1937)
Born Philip St. John Basil Rathbone
(1892-06-13)13 June 1892
Johannesburg, South African Republic
Died 21 July 1967(1967-07-21) (aged 75)
New York City, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1911–67
Spouse(s) Marion Foreman (1914–1926) (divorced)
Ouida Bergère (1926–1967) (his death)
Children Cynthia Rathbone (1939–1969)
John Rodion (1915–1996)

Sometimes I just crave to play in Shakespeare again and I know and love playing Orlando so much.
Basil Rathbone
I cannot tell you much about the picture- it depends on so many things, the first of which that comes to my mind is: splendid as he is, is there too much of Spencer Tracy.
Basil Rathbone
As one grows older one becomes more critical of oneself and less of other people.
Basil Rathbone
Could you let me have the 3 weeks due to me now and if I work again before August I must of course repay you at the rate of exchange you let me have it at now if you kindly will.
Basil Rathbone
Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart.
Basil Rathbone