It's elementary, my dear Watson! This is a photo of Nigel Bruce and Basil Rathbone playing with Bruce's four dachshunds by the pool at Bruce's home. Nigel Bruce and Basil Rathbone portrayed the famous Conan Doyle characters Dr. John Watson and Mr. Sherlock Holmes in a series of 14 movies spanning several years. Bruce, a British character actor, worked on 78 movies during his film career. Find out more about Nigel Bruce at wikipedia.