Monthly Archives: March 2015

Blogathon Thank You

I want to give a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Rudolph Valentino Blogathon yesterday.  It was my first time to host and I think it was a great success.  Thank you to everyone who stopped by … Continue reading

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Rudolph Valentino Estate Catalog

After Rudolph Valentino’s death an estate auction was held on December 10, 1926 at Hollywood’s Hall of Art Studios. S. George Ullman was the Administrator and A.H. Weil was the auctioneer. A 95 page estate catalog was printed with a … Continue reading

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The Conquering Power

Charles Grandet (Rudolph Valentino) leads a care-free life in France. He is celebrating his birthday at a club and living it up. His father tells him he wants to send him to visit his uncle and cousin. At Pere Grandet’s … Continue reading

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The Rudolph Valentino Blogathon is Here

Rudolph Valentino was such a unique man that even after 89 years after his death he still has a large fan following and his movies are still popular today.  In honor of this great movie silent, I present The Rudolph … Continue reading

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Valentino Blogathon Reminder

The Rudolph Valentino Blogathon is just five days away!  I can’t wait to read all the posts!!  Don’t forget to either email me (grabowski@opulent-designs.com) or post here on Sunday letting me know where your article is so I can post … Continue reading

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The Eagle

This post is a part of Russia in Classic Film Blogathon hosted by Movies Silently. Click here to see a list of all participants. The Eagle is a 1925 silent film starring Rudolph Valentino with Vilma Banky and Louise Dressler.

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The Ice Cream Blonde

Thelma Todd was a beautiful blonde sometimes called The Ice Cream Blonde or Hot Toddy. She was a comedian who started out in the silent era of films and was able to transition to talkies. She was Miss Massachusetts of … Continue reading

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