Rudolph Valentino

Standard Name: Valentino, Rudolph


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Literary responses E. M. Hull
EMH 's first novel, her desert romance The Sheik, became something of a cultural phenomenon.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
It established the formula for the desert romance, which grew in popularity between the two World Wars in a...
Occupation Elinor Glyn
To boost her persona as a dignified foreign lady, she called herself Madame Glyn.
Glyn, Elinor. Romantic Adventure. E. P. Dutton.
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Hardwick, Joan. Addicted to Romance: The Life and Adventures of Elinor Glyn. Andre Deutsch.
In 1921 she produced her first film, The Great Moment, which was directed by Sam Wood
Author summary E. M. Hull
Between 1919 and 1939 EMH produced seven novels, among them her three famous desert romances, and one travel book. Her first novel, the ground-breaking desert romance The Sheik, virtually established the conventions of the...
Reception E. M. Hull
It became even more popular when Jesse Lasky made a silent film of it, starring Rudolph Valentino , in 1921.
Valentino, born Rodolpho Pietro Filiberto Raffaele Guglielmi , was little known when the film first...
Textual Production Elinor Glyn
The silent film shot from EG 's second film-script, Beyond the Rocks, was remarkable as the only screen pairing of Gloria Swanson and Rudolph Valentino , both in their mid-twenties and at an early...
Textual Production E. M. Hull
By 22 September 1926, United Artists had released its film version of the novel, again starring Rudolph Valentino —in his final role (he died on 23 August 1926)—and Vilma Banky .
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb).
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
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