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Blood and Sand
|Rudolph Valentino and Nita Naldi.
Photograph: Silent Era image collection.
B&W : Nine reels / 8110 feet
Directed by Fred Niblo
Cast: Rodolph Valentino (Rudolph Valentino) [Juan Gallardo], Lila Lee [Carmen], Nita Naldi [Doña Sol de Guevara], Walter Long [Plumitas], Rosa Rosanova [Widow Gallardo], Leo White [Antonio], Marie Marstini (Rosita Marstini) [Encarnacion], Charles Belcher [Don Joselito], George Periolat [Marquis de Moraima], Fred Becker [Don José], Sidney De Gray [Doctor Ruiz], George Field [El Nacional], Jack Winn [Potaje], Gilbert Clayton [Garabato], Harry Lamont [el pontelliro]; Dorcas Matthews [Señora Nacional], William Lawrence [Fuentes]
Famous Players-Lasky Corporation production; distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation [A Paramount Picture]. / Scenario by June Mathis, from the play adaptation by Tom Cushing of the novel Sangre y arena by Vicente Blasco-Ibáñez. Cinematography by Alvin Wyckoff. Edited by Dorothy Arzner. Presented by Jesse L. Lasky. / © 15 August 1922 by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation [LP18230]. Premiered 5 August 1922 in Los Angeles, California. Released 10 September 1922. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format.
Survival status: Prints exist [35mm negative]; in the film holdings of Cohen Media Group (Raymond Rohauer collection) [35mm positive]; in the film holdings of EmGee Film Library film holdings [16mm reduction positive]; and in private film collections [16mm reduction positives].
Current rights holder: Public domain.
Keywords: Authors: Vicente Blasco-Ibáñez (1867-1928) - Bullfights
Listing updated: 24 September 2013.
References: Film credits, film viewing : Baer-Film p. 28; Bardèche-History p. 285; Bohn-Light p. 96; Bondanella-Hollywood pp. 134-135, 138-139; Brownlow-Parade pp. 286-287, 414; Carroll-Matinee p. 128; Everson-American pp. 149, 168, 175, 198, 268; Eyman-Pickford p. 82; Fell-History p. 86; FilmDaily-1923 inside front cover; Higashi-Virgins p. 72; Lahue-Collecting pp. 48, 62; Lahue-World p. 138; Leish-Cinema p. 56; Limbacher-Feature p. 26; Maltin-Guide p. 126; Parish-Glamour p. 236; Sherwood-Best pp. xvii, 157; Shipman-Cinema p. 78; Shirley-Australian p. 49; Sinyard-Silent pp. 93, 94; Sklar-Movie p. 99; Sweeney-Coming pp. 36, 40; Taylor-Hitchcock p. 69; Vermilye-Twenties pp. 25, 126; Wakeman-World p. 4; Walker-Garbo p. 50; Webb-Hollywood p. 110 : ClasIm-221 p. 52; ClasIm-223 p. 49 : Website-AFI.
Home video: DVD.