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The Hungarian Rhapsody – Vilma Banky

Timeless Hollywood Posted by Michele on Nov 24, 2014

Vilma Banky began her acting career in 1919 in Hungary. She was brought to the United States by Samuel Goldwyn in 1925 and was called “The Hungarian Rhapsody”. She had three talkies and out of her 24 films, only 8 exist in their entirety. Her first film was The Dark Angel (1925) with Ronald Coleman read more

Happy Birthday! To Actresses: Vilma Bánky and Anita Louise (4)

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 9, 2014

Vilma Bánky, known as “The Hungarian Rhapsody” was a star of the first magnitude; appearing in just 26 movies, yet, her name is written in bold letters over the history of Hollywood and her image should be indelibly pressed into the hearts and minds of film-lovers everywhere. Grace and read more

Happy Birthday! To Actresses: Vilma Bánky and Anita Louise (3)

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 9, 2014

Originally posted on Classic Film Aficionados: Vilma Bánky, known as“The Hungarian Rhapsody” was a star of the first magnitude; appearing in just 26 movies, yet, her name is written in bold letters over the history of Hollywood and her image should be indelibly pressed into the hearts and minds read more

Happy Birthday! To Actresses: Vilma Bánky and Anita Louise

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 9, 2014

Classic Film Aficionados Vilma Bánky, known as”The Hungarian Rhapsody” was a star of the first magnitude; appearing in just 26 movies, yet, her name is written in bold letters over the history of Hollywood and her image should be indelibly pressed into the hearts and minds of film-lovers everywhere. read more

Happy Birthday! To Actresses: Vilma Bánky and Anita Louise

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 9, 2014

Vilma Bánky, known as”The Hungarian Rhapsody” was a star of the first magnitude; appearing in just 26 movies, yet, her name is written in bold letters over the history of Hollywood and her image should be indelibly pressed into the hearts and minds of film-lovers everywhere. Grace and be read more

Happy Birthday! To Actresses: Vilma Bánky and Anita Louise

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 9, 2014

Vilma Bánky, known as”The Hungarian Rhapsody” was a star of the first magnitude; appearing in just 26 movies, yet, her name is written in bold letters over the history of Hollywood and her image should be indelibly pressed into the hearts and minds of film-lovers everywhere. Grace and be read more

Happy Birthday! To Actresses: Vilma Bánky and Anita Louise

Classic Film Aficionados Posted by C. S. Williams on Jan 9, 2014

Classic Film Aficionados Vilma Bánky, known as”The Hungarian Rhapsody” was a star of the first magnitude; appearing in just 26 movies, yet, her name is written in bold letters over the history of Hollywood and her image should be indelibly pressed into the hearts and minds of film-lovers everywhere. read more

Vilma Banky

Classic Cinema Gold Posted by Art on Jan 9, 2012

Vilma Bánky was a Hungarian-born American silent film actress. Banky was best known for her roles in “The Eagle” (1925) and “The Son of the Sheik” (1926) with Rudolph Valentino and several romantic teamings with Ronald Colman. Vilma Banky was born Vilma Koncsics on Janua read more

Vilma Banky, The Hungarian Rhapsody (1)

Pretty Clever Films Posted by Pretty Clever Film Gal on Jan 9, 2012

According to my amazing Silent Film Calendar, today is Vilma Banky’s 114th birthday. At first I thought, “Happy birthday Vilma Banky!” Then I thought, “Wait a minute… who’s Vilma Banky.” A quick google, and duh, she’s Yasmin in The Son of the Sheik. read more

VILMA BANKY: Fun Facts

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Jan 19, 2010

Vilma Banky, performed in Hungarian, Austrian and French movies between 1920 and 1925. In Hollywood she was billed as the "The Hungarian Rhapsody". By the mid 1920s she was Goldwyn's biggest money maker. Her best known works were with Rudolph Valentino: In The Eagle (1925) and in The Son of the She read more

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