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The Three Musketeers (1921)

(This post is part of the Swashathon hosted by Movies Silently. To view other great posts visit here.) D’Artagnan (Douglas Fairbanks) travels to Paris to fulfill his ambition to become one of the King’s Musketeers while Cardinal Richelieu (Nigel De … 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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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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Hollywood A Celebration of American Silent Film

Hollywood: A Celebration of American Silent Film is a comprehensive documentary on the silent era. It was directed by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill with narration by James Mason. It was released in 1980 by Thames Television with each 13-part … Continue reading

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Rudolph Valentino Blogathon

Rudolph Valentino was a bright star during the silent era and he’s still popular today. Every year since his passing in 1926 at the age of 31 he is remembered with a memorial service at Hollywood Forever. Timeless Hollywood is … Continue reading

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Stamped

See who’s been on a US Postage stamp!    

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The Sheik’s Physique

The Sheik’s Physique is a short that is a little over three minutes with Rudolph Valentino filmed sometime around 1925.  It can be found on the special edition DVD of The Sheik/The Son of the Sheik. I really love this … Continue reading

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Rudolph Valentino

Of all the silent film stars Valentino is my absolute favorite. Rudolph Valentino was born in Italy on May 6, 1895 and was a popular 1920’s silent film actor.  He was the first sex symbol of the movies.  He started … Continue reading

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