Blog Posts - Rudolph Valentino

The Sheik (1921): The Movie that Shot Rudolph Valentino To Stardom

A tale of savagery, seduction and Stockholm Syndrome amongst the sand dunes… The Sheik, a silent-movie from 1921, is widely-regarded as the movie that really established Rudolph Valentino to stardom, so I thought I should give it a watch and bo...
by We Heart Vintage on Mar 27, 2014

1920s Style Icons: The Ever-Dramatic Pola Negri

Pola Negri was a Polish silent movie star of the 1920s. She was famous for both her roles as a femme fatale and her tragic roles and, ever the drama queen, she never hesitated to use her personal life to boost her career having high-profile relations...
by We Heart Vintage on Mar 25, 2014

Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room

I’m currently fascinated by the history of silent cinema and how Hollywood evolved through the years. When it comes to child actors, only Jackie Coogan, Shirley Temple, and members of the Gang come to mind. So it was a surprise to learn about the l...
by DVD Reviews and More on Nov 14, 2013

The movie that made me fall for Rudolph Valentino

Alla Nazimova, Arthur Hoyt & Rudolph Valentino in the movie Camille from 1921. Camille is basically the same story as La Traviata: a good time girl (with consumption) falls in love with the hero, they live happily for a short time before fate int...
by We Heart Vintage on Oct 13, 2013

Rudolph Valentino and his dog

Rudolph Valentino and his dog. Actor and heart-throb Valentino appeared in many films, including Moran of the Lady Letty (1921), which was filmed in a variety of Southern California locations, including Balboa, Anaheim Landing, Catalina, and the...
by We Heart Vintage on Sep 22, 2013

1920s movie stars Vilma Bánky & Rudolph Valentino looking passionate

1920s movie stars Vilma Bánky & Rudolph Valentino in The Eagle, 1925. Aren’t they beautiful? Source and copyright: This work is in the public domain because it was published in the United States between 1923 and 1963 and although there may...
by We Heart Vintage on Sep 16, 2013

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