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After 35 Years Rudolph Valentino Remains a Legend

His full name was Rodolpho Alfonso Raffaelo Pierre Filberti Guglielmi de Valentina D’Antonguolia and his most secret ambition in life was to be a farmer. But sighing women in the 20’s knew him as Rudolph Valentino, the greatest lover the screen ever had. 520 more words

5 Aug 1977 - Valentino Revival

It seems possible since the “dream lover” of the roaring twenties Rudolph Valentino is being revived in books, movies, magazine articles and exhibits. Even a few Valentino products have appeared in the marketplace. 364 more words

Accidentally Hilarious: On "The Sheik" (1921)

This post is written especially for the Accidentally Hilarious blogathon, hosted by Movies Silently.  Enjoy the post, feel free to leave comments, then head over to Movies Silently and check out all the other great articles! 1,922 more words

Thoughts On Films

Als der Tango Notturno

How nice. Yet another item regarding the forgotten Pola Negri has been purchased. I quite don’t remember how my fascination really started but it can be said that it is fully enjoyable. 250 more words


2 Aug 1925 - Valentino is Heard by High School Students

Recent dispatches from Los Angeles tell of Rudolph Valentino having addressed 5000 Hollywood High School students at a gathering in Memorial Auditorium where he talked to them on the ethics of scholastic sports. 108 more words