The Sheik (1921) was a Romance - Drama Film directed by George Melford and produced by Famous Players-Lasky.
Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At ? The Sheik (1921)By Lea Stans on Aug 18, 2022 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At ? The Sheik (1921) One of the great sensations of the early 1920s screen, The Sheik (1921)is the kind of silent film that?s almost too easy to mock: it?s melodramatic, it?s cheesy, it?s based on a florid romance novel, and it features plenty of that exaggerate... Read full article
The Sheik (1921, George Melford)By Andrew Wickliffe on May 7, 2016 From The Stop Button
The uncredited editor of The Sheik had a thankless task–during the first act, director Melford is packing in so much expository information all the cuts to introduce new information. The Sheik’s silent, the editing of the first act is always important in a silent film. There needs to be ... Read full article
SIFF 2015: The Son of the Sheik (1926) with Alloy OrchestraBy 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 Sheik (1921)By Fritzi Kramer on Dec 15, 2014 From Movies Silently
By Fritzi Kramer on December 15, 2014 in Blog, Fun Size Review The Sheik himself. Sometimes goofy, sometimes creepy,?occasionally?romantic but always entertaining. Rudolph Valentino is a sheik who falls for an Englishwoman, Agnes Ayres. What do you do when the lady you love thinks you’re a cre... Read full article
Silent Movie Trivia #12: The Sheik (1921)By Fritzi Kramer on Dec 13, 2014 From Movies Silently
By Fritzi Kramer on December 13, 2014 in Blog, Silent Movie Trivia Click to view in lightbox Iconic roles are a blessing and a curse. On one hand, it assures screen immortality and a loyal group of fans. On the other, it means that a performer’s career is overshadowed by that one big part. Rud... Read full article
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