Son of the Sheik Overview:

Son of the Sheik (1926) was a Silent Films - Drama Film directed by George Fitzmaurice and produced by John W. Considine Jr. and George Fitzmaurice.

Son of the Sheik was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2003.

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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At ? The Son of the Sheik (1926)

By Lea Stans on Nov 16, 2022 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At ? The Son of the Sheik (1926) After covering the iconic film The Sheik a couple months ago, I thought it?d be fitting to visit its equally iconic sequel. I hope you enjoy it! Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky. A lot happened to Rudolph Valentino in the f... Read full article

SIFF 2015: The Son of the Sheik (1926) with Alloy Orchestra

By KC on May 20, 2015 From Classic Movies

I've had the good fortune to see a lot of silent movies with live musical accompaniment, and I can't think of anything that has thrilled me as much as The Alloy Orchestra's performance at SIFF Cinema Uptown did last night. The group's exciting, dramatic score was the perfect complement to Valentino'... Read full article

Fun Size Review: The Son of the Sheik (1926)

By Movies, Silently on Jun 12, 2013 From Movies Silently

Valentino’s swan song and it is a humdinger, let me tell you. Rudy is back as both father and son, Vilma Banky is the leading lady, Karl Dane supports and Montagu Love provides the villainy. Plot stays pretty much the same as the first: Boy loves girl, boy kidnaps girl, boy loses girl, boy get... Read full article

Son of the Sheik (1926) A Silent Film Review

By Movies, Silently on Feb 3, 2013 From Movies Silently

Ahmed, the son of the title character of The Sheik, loves a dancer named Yasmin. After coming to believe that she betrayed him to bandits, Ahmed seeks revenge. Valentino-style. Valentino’s final screen appearance is also his best. Valentino made many films after achieving stardom but there was... Read full article

Rudolph Valentino "Son of the Sheik" (1926)

By Silentfilmfanatic on Jan 18, 2010 From Noir and Chick Flicks

"The Son of the Sheik" (1926) is a silent romantic drama starring the legendary Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky. Directed by George Fitzmaurice and adapted from the novel by Edith Maude Hull, this film is a sequel to "The Sheik" (1921), and it casts Valentino in the dual role of the now older Shei... Read full article

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Quotes from

Ahmed, the Sheik's Son: [the Sheik picks up a thick bar of iron and bends it into a u] I will bend you to my will, as I bend this bar of iron.
[the son straightens the bar back out]

Ghabah: My young lion. Your people would gladly pay ten thousand francs to look at your handsome face again.

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This film was not only one of the first "sequels" ever made, it was also one of the first films to come out after its star's death - Valentino had unexpectedly passed away at the age of 31 on August 23, 1926, less than two weeks before this film went into release.
Rudolph Valentino personally picked Vilma B√°nky as his leading lady for this film, which would be his last.
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National Film Registry

Son of the Sheik

Released 1926
Inducted 2003

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Also directed by George Fitzmaurice

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Also produced by John W. Considine Jr.

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