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“The camera was a magic lantern when Rudolph Valentino walked before it, giving him a double life full of light and terrible shadows.” –Adela Rogers St John

A Few Facts...

About 1926.  That’s the year my daddy was born.  Today is the 30th anniversary of his death.  I thought it would be interesting to find out what the world was like when he was born, when he was in school, when he married and when he died. 427 more words

Random Acts Of Life

19 Jul 1923 - Ritz-Carlton Pictures Dinner

In his speech the other night at the dinner given by the Ritz-Carlton Pictures, Inc Rudolph Valentino said that he objected to a particular clause in his contract which set forth that if “his manner or bearing’ was not in accord with the desires of the Famous Players Laskey Corp he could be laid off for 6 months. 86 more words

Aug 1926 Rudolph Valentino's Trip Home

The Santa Fe railroad magnanimously had announced from Chicago that officials were ordered to honor the bottom half of a round-trip ticket Valentino had bought when he came to New York, provided burial was in the West.