[S.l.] : Kino International Corp. : Kino on Video [distributor], 2001.
[Full screen version.]
1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., col. tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
Silent film with English intertitles and original piano score.
Rudolph Valentino, Lila Lee, Nita Naldi, Walter Long.
Producer, Jesse L. Lasky ; director, Fred Niblo ; screenwriter, June Mathis ; photographer, Alvin Wyckoff ; produced for video by Bret Wood.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1922.
Based on the novel "Sangre y arena" by Vincente Blasco Ibáñez and the play by Tom Cushing.
Special features: Filmed introduction by Orson Welles ; Parody starring Will Rogers from his 1924 film "Big moments from little pictures" produced by Hal Roach ; original theatrical trailer ; footage of Valentino's funeral procession ; audio recording of the love theme, Susan Rogers soloist ; Vicente Blasco Ibanez and the novel: a 1922 essay by Isaac Goldberg ; Valentino "speaks," excerpts from Photoplay Magazine ; about the score.
A romantic tragedy about the rise and fall of a matador. Juan Gallardo, Spain's most idolized matador, returns to his home town and finds himself the victim of his own desires and the sinister charms of the exotic Don̋a Sol.
Blood and sand
K214 Kino on Video