The Romance of Valentino

Valentino & his wife Natcha Rambova

Valentino & his wife Natcha Rambova

In honor of Valentine’s Day I thought it only fitting to share my love for Rudolph Valentino.  Why was Rudolph Valentino a sex symbol of the 1920’s.  Have a look at these images and judge for yourself.

From The Son of the Sheik

From The Son of the Sheik

Valentino & Vilma Banky in The Son of the Sheik

Valentino & Vilma Banky in The Son of the Sheik

Valentino & Alice Terry in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Valentino & Alice Terry in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

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Valentino & Alice Terry in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Valentino & Alice Terry in The Conquering Power

Valentino & Alice Terry in The Conquering Power

Valentino & Alice Terry in The Conquering Power

Valentino & Alice Terry in The Conquering Power

Valentino & Gertrude Olmstead in Cobra

Valentino & Gertrude Olmstead in Cobra

Valentino &Nita Naldi in Cobra

Valentino &Nita Naldi in Cobra

Valentino & Alla Nazimova in Camille

Valentino & Alla Nazimova in Camille

Valentino & Alla Nazimova in Camille

Valentino & Alla Nazimova in Camille

Valentino & Vilma Banky in The Eagle

Valentino & Vilma Banky in The Eagle

In one of their many tributes, Hollywood Forever Cemetery (where Valentino is buried) paints the perfect picture of the romance of Valentino.

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