Rudolph Valentino – A Pictorial

 

“What is your motto Mr. Valentino? Live and Let Live.” ~ Rudolph Valentino

 

Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926)

Rudolph Valentino
(May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926)

 

“Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas upon which the women paint their dreams.” ~ Rudolph Valentino

 

Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino

 

“To generalize on women is dangerous. To specialize in them is infinitely worse.” ~ Rudolph Valentino

 

Rudolph Valentino in "Blood and Sand" (1922)

Rudolph Valentino in “Blood and Sand” (1922)

 

“I really believe i was happier when i slept on a park bench in Central Park than during all the years of the `perfect lover` stuff.`” ~ Rudolph Valentino

 

Rudolph Valentino with Gloria Swanson in "Beyond the Rocks" (1922)

Rudolph Valentino with Gloria Swanson in
“Beyond the Rocks” (1922)

 

“I am beginning to look more and more like my miserable imitators.” ~ Rudolph Valentino

 

Rudolph Valentino with Vilma Banky in "The Son of the Sheik" (1926)

Rudolph Valentino with Vilma Banky in
“The Son of the Sheik” (1926)

 

“A man should control his life. Mine is controlling me.” ~ Rudolph Valentino

 

Rudolph Valentino with his wife Natacha Rambova

Rudolph Valentino with his wife Natacha Rambova

 

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  1. […] Rudolph Valentino (May 6, 1895 – August 23, 1926) was a silent film actor and early pop icon. A sex symbol of the 1920s, Valentino was known as the “Latin Lover”. He starred in several well known silent films including “The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” (1921), “The Sheik”(1921), “Blood and Sand”(1922), “The Eagle”(1925), and “Son of the Sheik” (1926). His sudden death at age 31 caused mass hysteria among his female fans, propelling him into icon status. Though his films are not as well known today, his name is still widely known. […]

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