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Blood and sand [videorecording]

Blood and sand [videorecording]
[United States], 1922.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1121Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Valentino, Rudolph, 1895-1926.
  • Lee, Lila.
  • Naldi, Nita, -1961.
  • Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente, 1867-1928.
  • Cushing, Charles Cyprian Strong, 1879-1941.
  • Selznick, David O., 1902-1965.
  • Niblo, Fred, 1874-1948.
1 cassette. 72 min. : sd. b&w NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
A young matador, rising from poverty to fame, meets his downfall through a wealthy woman. The film depicts a few moments of Spanish dancing, including a duet performed with castanets by Valentino and an unidentified woman. Blood and sand (61 min.) is preceded by the short subject Rudolph Valentino and his 88 American beauties (11 min.), a newsreel produced by David O. Selznick in 1923, when Valentino judged a beauty contest at New York's Madison Square Garden.
  • Motion picture originally released in 1922 by Paramount Pictures; re-issued as a videocassette in 1990 by Kino Video, New York. Silent, with subtitles; music soundtrack and introductory subtitles added. Director: Fred Niblo.
  • Choreography: Not credited. Music: Steve Sterner. Script: June Mathis, after the novel by Vicente Blasco Ibanez and the play by Tom Cushing.
Performer (note)
  • Rudolph Valentino (Juan Gallardo), Lila Lee (Carmen), Nita Naldi (Doña Sol), and others.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1121
Blood and sand [videorecording]
[United States], 1922.
Rudolph Valentino (Juan Gallardo), Lila Lee (Carmen), Nita Naldi (Doña Sol), and others.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Blood and sand.
Spanish dancing.
Motion pictures. Rudolph Valentino and his 88 American beauties.
Bullfights in motion pictures.
Added Author
Valentino, Rudolph, 1895-1926. Performer
Lee, Lila. Performer
Naldi, Nita, -1961. Performer
Blasco Ibáñez, Vicente, 1867-1928. Author
Cushing, Charles Cyprian Strong, 1879-1941. Author
Selznick, David O., 1902-1965. Producer
Niblo, Fred, 1874-1948. Director
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1121
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