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Claude Rains served in the First World War in the London Scottish Regiment, with fellow actors Basil Rathbone, Ronald Colman and Herbert Marshall. Rains was involved in a gas attack that left him nearly blind in one eye for the rest of his life. However, the war did aid his social advancement and, by its end, he had risen from the rank of Private to Captain.

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Claude Rains, if you please. So snarky, so funny in CASABLANCA (’42). We’ll show the film during Summer Under the Stars in August, and you can spend time with Rains then.

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CLAUDE RAINS. GASSED IN WW1. THE HOKEY POKEY MAN AND AN INSANE HAWKER OF FISH BY CONNIE DURAND. AVAILABLE ON AMAZON KINDLE

Behind the Scenes: Co-stars CARY GRANT & CLAUDE RAINS having tea between scenes on the set of NOTORIOUS (1946), directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

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Claude Rains 1889-1967 William Claude Rains, born in the Camberwell area of London, was the son of the British stage actor Frederick Rains. The younger Rains followed, making his stage debut at the age of eleven in "Nell of Old Drury." Google Image Result for http://image1.findagrave.com/photos250/photos/2010/272/850_128591193906.jpg

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from Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles Times

Drew Struzan unveils Universal monster portraits for Mondo show

The Invisible Man, H. G. Wells, Gloria Stuart, Claude Rains, Universal Pictures http://i.imgur.com/JTaal.jpg

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