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The Sheik [videorecording] / Jesse L. Lasky presents ; George Melford's production ; a Paramount picture. The son of the sheik / Emil C. Jensen presents ; a George Fitzmaurice production ; Artcinema Associates, Inc. ; [distributed by United Artists]
DVDs DVDs | Image Entertainment | c2002 | Special ed.
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Imprint
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, c2002.
Edition
Special ed.
Descript
1 videodisc (155 min.) : sd., b&w and tinted col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Note
Silent films with English intertitles and new musical accompaniment.
Cast
The Sheik: Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Adolph Menjou, Lucien Littlefield, Frank Butler, Charles Brindley.
Son of the sheik: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky, George Fawcett, Montague Love, Karl Dane, Bull Montana, Binunsky Hyman.
Credits
The Sheik : photographed by William Marshall ; adaptation, Monte M. Katterjohn ; director, George Melford .
Son of the sheik: intertitles, George Marion, Jr.; photography, George Barnes; settings, William Cameron Menzies ; director, Geo. Fitzmaurice ; screen adaptation, Frances Marion, Fred de Gresac.
Note
The sheik originally released as a motion picture in 1921; The son of the sheik originally released as a motion picture in 1926.
Awards
Son of the sheik: National Film Registry selection, 2003.
Note
Based on the story by E.M. Hull.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
In The Sheik, Lady Diana Mayo is bored by society, and plans a trek across the Algerian desert. She is carried further into the desert by an Arab chieftain, who takes one look at her and wants her, right then and there.
The son of the sheik believes he had been lured into a thieves' trap by a beautiful girl. When he escapes, he kidnaps the girl and holds her captive before they fall in love and ride off into the sunset together.
Contents
Sheik (86 min.) -- The son of the sheik (69 min.).
Note
Special features: new digital stereo music scores by Eric Beheim, plus alternate soundtrack with vintage score for The son of the sheik; three shorts: Rudolph Valentino and his 88 American beauties; The sheik's physique; Pathé News: Rudolph Valentino dead! In insert, music notes by Eric Beheim.
Local Note
MW, 12-08
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Son of the sheik
ISBN/ISSN
014381137125
Music #
ID1371DSDVD Image Entertainment
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