Basil Rathbone : Sherlock Horowitz??

Sherlock Horowitz??

I've always enjoyed (Sir) Basil's characterizations, especially as Holmes, but I've been struck, on occasion, by his resemblance (especially in profile) to one of history's greatest pianists, Vladimir Horowitz! I've pointed this out to seve 2000 ral friends, who have concurred. I don't think one would have difficulty differentiating one from the other if they were standing side-by-side, mind you, but I think they could conceivably pass for relatives. Both were certainly at or near the top of their respective professions!

Michael Levine
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