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    Blood and Sand (Paramount, 1922). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    The great lover Rudolph Valentino plays the bullfighter Juan Gallardo in this immensely popular Paramount tear-jerker. Gallardo is tormented by his passion for Dona Sol (Nita Naldi) while married to his other love, Carmen (Lila Lee), eventually leading to tragedy. Idolized by women around the world, Valentino starred in several films written by screenwriter June Mathis, including The Sheik which launched them both to stardom. This card had a stain and two pinholes in the upper border. There is a small printer's mark on Dona's cheek. The card has had a small amount of restoration work and now displays beautifully. Images from this film are quite scarce; one this fine rarely comes to market. Fine/Very Fine.


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    July, 2009
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