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Vera West, 1900-1947. Costume designer for many Rathbone/Bruce films

Kay Francis in "The Man Who Lost Himself" (1941). Costume design by Vera West.

Seven Sinners Costume Sketch by Vera West

Ava Gardner in The Killers (1946) gown by designer Vera West.

Ava Gardner in one shoulder black evening gown by designer Vera West.

Charles Boyer & Barbara Stanwyck, Obsessions, 1943 (gowns by Vera West)

"Sherlock Holmes and the House of Fear" (1945)

Mae Clarke in Frankenstein (1931)

Conrad Veidt as THE MAN WHO LAUGHS ( 1929 ) he was the man with the permanent SMILE. It was this Make-Up and this Picture that caught the attention of Director James Whale, for he needed the BEST when it came to Make-Up on his NEW PROJECT... a little film by the name of FRANKENSTEIN.

Maude Fealy (March 4, 1883 – November 9, 1971) was an American stage and film actress who appeared in nearly every film made by Cecil B. DeMille in the post silent film era. Also appeared in Gillette Play, Sherlock Holmes. I love this photo.

Maude Fealy 3/4/1883. Played opposite Wm Gillette in English touring production of Sherlock Holmes, 1901-1902; part of Irving's company 1902-1905

Basil Rathbone- Sherlock Holmes

Basil Rathbone, 1931 via The New York Public Library

peterjaussie: Maude Fealy by Maude Fealy Postcard Gallery on Flickr. Maude Fealy as Alice Faulkner in Sherlock Holmes. Maude appeared in William Gillette’s play Sherlock Holmes during 1901 and 1902.

Sir Arthur and Lady Jean Conan Doyle, c.1920.

Front cover of the first edition of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Arthur Conan Doyle, illustrated by Sydney Paget. London, 1892. Bound in original blue pictorial cloth, gilt and black lettering, black illustration, decorated end-papers; gilt edges.

Cigarette Card - Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle(1859-1930) Sherlock Holmes