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Title The Sheik [dvd] ; Son of the Sheik
Publisher Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, [2002]
 Rodman Main Ad Entertainment DVD  S543    AVAILABLE
Edition Special ed. , full screen
Descript 1 videodisc (155 min.) : si., b&w and tinted col. ; 4 3/4 in
Tech Details DVD, dual layer, region 1; Dolby digital stereo
Note Silent films with English intertitles and new musical accompaniment
Performer(S) Cast of The Sheik: Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Adolph Menjou, Lucien Littlefield
Cast of Son of the Sheik: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky, George Fawcett, Montague Love, Karl Dane
Note "From the Blackhawk Films collection."--Container
Based on the respective novels: The Sheik and The sons of the Sheik / by Edith M. Hull
Credits The Sheik: photographed by William Marshall. Son of the sheik: titles, George Marion, Jr.; photography, George Barnes; settings, William Cameron Menzies
Note The Sheik originally released as a motion picture in 1921
Summary The Sheik: A desert sheik, Sheik Ahmed, kidnaps an English girl, the Lady Diana, and holds her captive. Lady Diana resists the advances of her abductor, but is then kidnapped by desert bandits
The son of the Sheik: Valentino plays a dual role of father and son in this story of the young Ahmed, who falls in love with Yasmin, a dancing girl, but is then captured and tortured by renegades
Note The son of the Sheik originally released as a motion picture in 1926
Special features: "Rudolph Valentino and his 88 American beauties" a beauty contest hosted by Valentino (13 min.); "The Sheik's physique" comedy short (4 min.); "Pathé News: Rudolph Valentino dead!" newsreel (5 min.); optional contemporary music score for "Son of the Sheik" by Eric Beheim, performed by the Café Maure Orchestra
Contents The Sheik / Jesse L. Lasky presents ; a Paramount picture ; adaptation by Monte M. Katterjohn ; directed by George Melford ; photographed by William Marshall (1921, 86 min.) -- The son of the Sheik / Emil C. Jensen presents ; directed by Geo. Fitzmaurice ; screen adaptation by Frances Marion and Fred de Gresac ; photography, George Barnes ; music and orchestrations by Arthur H. Gutman (1926, 69 min.)
Subject Arabs -- Drama
Kidnapping -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Sahara -- Drama
Genre Action and adventure films.
Silent films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Subject DVD videodiscs
Alt Author Valentino, Rudolph, 1895-1926
Ayres, Agnes, 1896-1940
Banky, Vilma, 1898-1991
Fawcett, George, 1860-1939
Love, Montagu, 1877-1943
Dane, Karl, 1886-1934
Menjou, Adolphe, 1890-1963
Littlefield, Lucien, 1895-1960
Lasky, Jesse L., 1880-1958
Jensen, Emil C
Katterjohn, Monte, 1891-1949
Melford, George, -1961
Marion, Frances, 1888-1973
Gresac, Fred de
Beheim, Eric
Hull, E. M. (Edith Maude). Sheik
Hull, E. M. (Edith Maude) Sons of the sheik
Fitzmaurice, Geo. (George), 1885-1940
Café Maure Orchestra
Blackhawk Films
Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Artcinema Corporation
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Add Title Sheik (Motion picture)
Son of the Sheik
Rudolph Valentino and his 88 American beauties
Sheik's physique
ISBN/ISSN 014381137125
Music # ID1371DSDVD Image Entertainment

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