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|Genre/Form:||Action and adventure films
|Named Person:||E M Hull; E M Hull|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Rudolph Valentino; Agnes Ayres; Adolphe Menjou; Lucien Littlefield; Vilma Banky; George Fawcett; Montagu Love; Karl Dane; Jesse L Lasky; Monte Katterjohn; George Melford; Emil C Jensen; Geo Fitzmaurice; Frances Marion; Fred de Gresac; Eric Beheim; E M Hull; Café Maure Orchestra.; Blackhawk Films.; Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927); Artcinema Corporation.; Image Entertainment (Firm); Pathe News.
|Notes:||Silent films with English intertitles and musical accompaniment.
Both features have been digitally remastered (Sheik from a 35mm nitrate print with all original titles, Son of the sheik from a reissue print taken from the original negative in 1937).
Based on the respective novels: The Sheik and The sons of the Sheik / by Edith M. Hull.
Sheik was originally produced as a motion picture in 1921 ; Son of the sheik was originally produced as a motion picture in 1926.
|Credits:||Sheik: Jesse L. Lasky presents ; George Melford's production ; a Paramount picture ; adaptation by Monte M. Katterjohn ; directed by George Melford ; photographed by William Marshall.
Son of the sheik: Emil C. Jensen presents ; a George Fitzmaurice Production ; directed by Geo. Fitzmaurice ; screen adaptation by Frances Marion and Fred de Gresac ; photography, George Barnes ; settings, William Cameron Menzies ; titles, George Marion, Jr. ; music and orchestrations [1937 release] by Arthur H. Gutman.
|Cast:||Sheik: Rudolph Valentino, Agnes Ayres, Adolph Menjou, Lucien Littlefield.
Son of the Sheik: Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky, George Fawcett, Montague Love, Karl Dane ; Agnes Ayres.
|Awards:||Son of the sheik: National Film Registry selection, 2003.|
|Target Audience:||Not Rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (155 min.) : sound, black and white and tinted color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert ( pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).|
|Details:||DVD ; NTSC, region 1; standard format (4:3) presentation ; Dolby digital stereo.|
|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.).
|Series Title:||Blackhawk Films collection.|
|Other Titles:||Son of the Sheik.
Rudolph Valentino and his 88 American beauties.
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.