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Valentino:The Chic Sheik

Today's episode is about an Italian born actor, sex symbol, and early pop icon. He was known as the “Latin Lover”, and he was one of the most popular stars of the 1920s, and one of the most recognized stars from the silent film era. What lies beneath? Rudolph Valentino.



Rudolph Valentino

VALENTINO as a youth.



His first big break in The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.







Filmography

  • My Official Wife (1914)

  • The Quest of Life (1916)

  • The Foolish Virgin (Uncredited, 1916)

  • Seventeen (Uncredited, 1916)

  • Alimony (1917)

  • A Society Sensation (1918)

  • All Night (1918)

  • The Married Virgin aka Frivolous Wives (1918)

  • The Delicious Little Devil (1919)

  • The Big Little Person (1919)

  • A Rogue's Romance (1919)

  • The Homebreake (1919)

  • Out of Luck (1919)

  • Virtuous Sinners (1919)

  • The Fog (1919)

  • Nobody Home (1919)

  • The Eyes of Youth (1919)

  • Stolen Moments (1920)

  • An Adventuress (1920)

  • The Cheater (1920)

  • Passion's Playground (1920)

  • Once to Every Woman (1920)

  • The Wonderful Chance (1920)

  • The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921)

  • Uncharted Seas (1921)

  • Conquering Power (1921)

  • Camille (1921)

  • The Sheik (1921)

  • Moran of the Lady Letty (1922)

  • Beyond the Rocks (1922)

  • Blood and Sand (1922)

  • The Young Rajah (1922)

  • Monsieur Beaucaire (1924)

  • A Sainted Devil (1924)

  • Cobra (1925)

  • The Eagle (1925)

  • The Son of the Sheik (1926)

Valentino was also supposed to have acted, at the beginning of his career, in the following films:

The Battle of the Sexes (1914








https://youtu.be/QVWH4e-6jf8



Notes

  1. Emily W. Leider. Dark Lover: The life and death of Rudolph Valentino (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003), 68-76.

  2. Leider

  3. Leider, 86-88.

  4. Leider

  5. H.L. Mencken. A Mencken Chrestomathy. (New York: Vintage Books, 1982), 283-284.

  6. Nigel Cawthorne, Sex Lives of the Hollywood Idols (London: Prion, 1997), 52.

  7. Leider, 98-103.

  8. Leider, 206-212.

  9. Leider, 330.

  10. Leider, 137-142

  11. Leider, 126-127.

  12. Leider, 270-274.

  13. Leider, 336-337.

  14. Leider, 141-142.

  15. Leider, 137-138.

  16. TIME "Woman in Black," September 5, 1938, Woman in Black Retrieved December 12, 2007.

  17. Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary Etymology Dictionary Listing for Valentino. Retrieved December 12, 2007.

  18. IMDB, Valentino (1951), Valentino (1951) Retrieved December 12, 2007.

References

ISBN links support NWE through referral fees

  • Basinger, Jeanine. Silent Stars. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan, 1999. ISBN 0819564516

  • Cawthorne, Nigel. Sex Lives of the Hollywood Idols. London: Prion, 1997.

  • Harper, Douglas. Online Etymology Dictionary. Etymology Dictionary Listing for Valentino. Retrieved December 12, 2007.

  • IMDB. Valentino (1951) Valentino (1951) Retrieved December 12, 2007.

  • Leider, Emily. Dark Lover: The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. ISBN 0374282390

  • Mencken, H. L. A Mencken Chrestomathy. New York: Vintage Books, 1982.

  • Menefee, David W. The First Male Stars: Men of the Silent Era. Albany: Bear Manor Media, 2007. ISBN 1593930739

  • Time. "Woman in Black." September 5, 1938. Woman in Black. Retrieved December 12, 2007.

External links

All links retrieved August 31, 2019.

Credits

New World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards. This article abides by terms of the Creative Commons CC-by-sa 3.0 License (CC-by-sa), which may be used and disseminated with proper attribution. Credit is due under the terms of this license that can reference both the New World Encyclopedia contributors and the selfless volunteer contributors of the Wikimedia Foundation. To cite this article click here for a list of acceptable citing formats.The history of earlier contributions by wikipedians is accessible to researchers here:









https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1053/rudolph-valentino



Bibliographic details for Rudolph Valentino




Citation Information

Article Title

Rudolph Valentino Biography

Author

Biography.com Editors

Website Name

The Biography.com website

URL

https://www.biography.com/actor/rudolph-valentino

Access Date

January 31, 2022

Publisher

A&E Television Networks

https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/cursed-ring/

https://allaboutrudy.org/tag/bonnie-glass/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxi_dancer


https://www.streetswing.com/histmai2/d2bglass.htm


https://allaboutrudy.org/2014/01/


https://allaboutrudy.org/2014/08/


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LaShelle and Randi


Notes

  1. Emily W. Leider. Dark Lover: The life and death of Rudolph Valentino (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003), 68-76.

  2. Leider

  3. Leider, 86-88.

  4. Leider

  5. H.L. Mencken. A Mencken Chrestomathy. (New York: Vintage Books, 1982), 283-284.

  6. Nigel Cawthorne, Sex Lives of the Hollywood Idols (London: Prion, 1997), 52.

  7. Leider, 98-103.

  8. Leider, 206-212.

  9. Leider, 330.

  10. Leider, 137-142

  11. Leider, 126-127.

  12. Leider, 270-274.

  13. Leider, 336-337.

  14. Leider, 141-142.

  15. Leider, 137-138.

  16. TIME "Woman in Black," September 5, 1938, Woman in Black Retrieved December 12, 2007.

  17. Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary Etymology Dictionary Listing for Valentino. Retrieved December 12, 2007.

  18. IMDB, Valentino (1951), Valentino (1951) Retrieved December 12, 2007.

References

ISBN links support NWE through referral fees

  • Basinger, Jeanine. Silent Stars. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan, 1999. ISBN 0819564516

  • Cawthorne, Nigel. Sex Lives of the Hollywood Idols. London: Prion, 1997.

  • Harper, Douglas. Online Etymology Dictionary. Etymology Dictionary Listing for Valentino. Retrieved December 12, 2007.

  • IMDB. Valentino (1951) Valentino (1951) Retrieved December 12, 2007.

  • Leider, Emily. Dark Lover: The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2003. ISBN 0374282390

  • Mencken, H. L. A Mencken Chrestomathy. New York: Vintage Books, 1982.

  • Menefee, David W. The First Male Stars: Men of the Silent Era. Albany: Bear Manor Media, 2007. ISBN 1593930739

  • Time. "Woman in Black." September 5, 1938. Woman in Black. Retrieved December 12, 2007.

External links

All links retrieved August 31, 2019.

Credits

New World Encyclopedia writers and editors rewrote and completed the Wikipedia article in accordance with New World Encyclopedia standards. This article abides by terms of the Creative Commons CC-by-sa 3.0 License (CC-by-sa), which may be used and disseminated with proper attribution. Credit is due under the terms of this license that can reference both the New World Encyclopedia contributors and the selfless volunteer contributors of the Wikimedia Foundation. To cite this article click here for a list of acceptable citing formats.The history of earlier contributions by wikipedians is accessible to researchers here:



https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1053/rudolph-valentino



Bibliographic details for Rudolph Valentino




Citation Information

Article Title

Rudolph Valentino Biography

Author

Biography.com Editors

Website Name

The Biography.com website

URL

https://www.biography.com/actor/rudolph-valentino

Access Date

January 31, 2022

Publisher

A&E Television Networks

https://www.ripleys.com/weird-news/cursed-ring/

https://allaboutrudy.org/tag/bonnie-glass/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxi_dancer


https://www.streetswing.com/histmai2/d2bglass.htm


https://allaboutrudy.org/2014/01/


https://allaboutrudy.org/2014/08/


Book

What a Way to Go: Fabulous Funerals of the Famous and Infamous

Adele Q. Brown

Chronicle Books

Copyright 2001 by High tide press, inc.



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