On August 14, 1926 Rudolph Valentino was rushed to Polyclinic Hospital with severe abdominal pains. He was suffering from appendicitis and perforated gastric ulcers. A double operation was performed. The hospital issued daily updates on Valentino and a crowd of … Continue reading
Don’t forget the 2nd Annual Rudolph Valentino Blogathon is Sunday, March 27th. There is still time to sign up and spread the word!
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
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.
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
On August 23, 1926 at 12:10 PM silent screen actor Rudolph Valentino died at the age of 31. Every year at the exact time of his death people come to Hollywood Forever Cemetery to remember the remarkable man who left … Continue reading
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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