[Blood and sand]. - [Edited version]

United States, 1959

Film
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Episode of Series “History of the Motion Picture”.
This is an edited version of the 1922 silent classic “Blood and Sand”, a romantic tragedy about Juan Gallarde, an aspiring bullfighter (Rudolph Valentino), married to his loving childhood sweetheart Carmen (Lila Lee). However, as his fame rises as a matador, so does his hot Spanish blood, and he succumbs to the passionate embraces of the sultry Dona Sol (Nita Naldi). Based on the book “Sangre y Arena” by Vincente Blasco Ibanez and directed by Fred Niblo. This film is intended for students of cinema studies and is part of The History of Motion Picture series. A running commentary is provided throughout the film.

Credits

production company

Sterling Educational Films

co-producer

Paul Killiam

Saul J. Turell

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1959

Appears in

History of the Motion Picture

Group of items

History of the Motion Picture

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

320271

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - United States - History

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Bullfights

Literature → Film adaptations

Literature → Spanish literature - Film and video adaptations

Silent films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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