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2018 Rudolph Valentino Calendar

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Oct 20, 2017

  Donna Hill’s 2018 Valentino calendar is now available.  This year’s theme is Rudolph Valentino in Costume.   To view the calendar and get yours please visit Lulu.com. read more

2017 Rudolph Valentino Calendar

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Oct 30, 2016

  Donna Hill’s 2017 Valentino calendar is now available.  This year’s theme is Rudolph Valentino and Friends.   To view the calendar and get yours please visit Lulu.com. read more

2nd Annual Rudolph Valentino Blogathon

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Feb 7, 2016

Last year’s Rudolph Valentino blogathon was such a success I’m doing it again this year. I hope to see some exciting topics on such a bright star that left us too soon. Please grab a banner and help spread the word. When: Sunday, March 27, 2016 To sign up pick a Valentino film or topic to write read more

2016 Rudolph Valentino Calendar

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Sep 28, 2015

2016 marks the 90th anniversary of The Son of the Sheik.  Donna Hill’s Valentino calendar for 2016 will honor this classic movie.  To view the calendar and get yours please visit Lulu.com. read more

Rudolph Valentino Estate Catalog

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Mar 15, 2015

After Rudolph Valentino’s death an estate auction was held on December 10, 1926 at Hollywood’s Hall of Art Studios. S. George Ullman was the Administrator and A.H. Weil was the auctioneer. A 95 page estate catalog was printed with a detailed listing of all the belongings to be auctioned off. What read more

The Rudolph Valentino Blogathon is Here

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Mar 15, 2015

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 Valentino Blogathon.  I hope those who stop by today enjoy the posts written by som read more

Rudolph Valentino Blogathon

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Feb 8, 2015

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 hosting a Valentino Blogathon in honor of this truly memorable star. Ple read more

His Haunted Mansion The late Rudolph Valentino

Pop Culture ImagineMDD Posted by ImagineMDD on Oct 29, 2014

Falcon's Lair Visit a Haunted House Valentino's Falcon Lair He built it for his wife, but she would never live there. A larger tragedy, he would die not long after its completion.  The mansion on the hill may rival his grave site for having the most stories of Valentino ghost sightings. To read more

Rudolph Valentino When I Come Back

Pop Culture ImagineMDD Posted by ImagineMDD on Oct 27, 2014

The Big Screen's First Latin LoverI shall be again the romantic lover, It is what I do best and it is what most people want -- I shall try to be human, understandable Rudolph Valentino 'Son of Sheik' Poster He was the first Latin lover of the silver screen, the first order of beefcake, first on read more

Rudolph Valentino 2015 Calendar

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Oct 8, 2014

Each year Donna Hill creates a wonderful Rudolph Valentino calendar and 2015 will be no exception.  The theme will be Cinema Art and makes excellent use of lobby cards.  To preview the calendar and order your copy click here. read more

Rudolph Valentino

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Aug 23, 2013

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 his film career playing villains or “heavies” as they were known then.  He would read more

Rudolph Valentino – A Pictorial

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on May 6, 2013

  “What is your motto Mr. Valentino? Live and Let Live.” ~ Rudolph Valentino     “Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas upon which the women paint their dreams.” ~ Rudolph Valentino     “ read more

Silent Star Mini Biography: Rudolph Valentino

Movies Silently Posted by Movies, Silently on Apr 5, 2013

Still mysterious after all these years… Rudolph Valentino (1895-1926) Country of birth: Italy Birth name: Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d’Antonguolla The basics: A restless youth, Valentino came to America in 1913 and began motion picture work as an ex read more

Silent Stars Sing: Rudolph Valentino

Movies Silently Posted by Movies, Silently on Apr 3, 2013

Valentino never made a talking picture and there is no known recording of him speaking. However, he did record several (well, two) songs. This one is Kashmiri Love Song from 1923. The recording is pretty warped but it does show that Valentino could probably have transitioned to the talkies via musi read more

R.I.P Rudolph Valentino

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Aug 23, 2012

Just a reminder of the 86th Anniversary of the death of Rudolph Valentino. R.I.P Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 - August 23, 1926) read more

R.I.P Rudolph Valentino

Lets Misbehave: A Tribute to Precode Hollywood Posted by Emma on Aug 23, 2012

Just a reminder of the 86th Anniversary of the death of Rudolph Valentino. R.I.P Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 - August 23, 1926) read more

The Death and Afterlife of Rudolph Valentino

Hollywood Revue Posted by Angela on Mar 10, 2012

In 1926, it looked like Rudolph Valentino was back on track to reclaiming his title as one of the top stars of the silent screen. The last few years of his career had been riddled with studio contract disputes and box office disappointments. But then he started a new contract with United Artists a read more

Natacha Rambova, or Mrs. Rudolph Valentino (1)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pretty Clever Film Gal on Jan 19, 2012

Do you wish your name was Natacha Rambova? Good news… it can be yours. Ms. Rambova hasn’t used it since 1966 and it wasn’t hers to start with. Born Winifred Shaughnessy in Utah, she was kind of half Irish Catholic with a dash or Mormon, despite her exotic sounding name. Natacha R read more

Natacha Rambova, or Mrs. Rudolph Valentino (2)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pretty Clever Film Gal on Jan 19, 2012

Do you wish your name was Natacha Rambova? Good news… it can be yours. Ms. Rambova hasn’t used it since 1966 and it wasn’t hers to start with. Born Winifred Shaughnessy in Utah, she was kind of half Irish Catholic with a dash or Mormon, despite her exotic sounding name. Natacha R read more

Pola Negri and Rudolph Valentino: Birds of Paradise in Love

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Jun 18, 2011

Pola Negri & Rudolph Valentino by Federico Beltrán Masses Should two of the silent era's most glamorous, exotic stars have had a dignified, low-profile romance? Back in the day, running almost parallel with Garbo and Gilbert (called Gilbo or Garbert by the press -and we thought we were so witty read more
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