Basil (Rathbone) Sticks His Foot In It!

Hollywood lore is peppered with stories about big stars flourishing then flopping when movie technology changed.  Film historians still debate, for example, the fate of silent movie star John Gilbert (above). Did audiences really titter at the squeaky sound of Gilbert’s voice when he appeared as “Captain Kovacs” in the 1929 MGM talkie, His Glorious Night?  Or, […]