Blood And Sand (DVD)
Directed by Fred Niblo
An immortal icon of brooding sexuality, Rudolph Valentino has become one of silent cinema's most enigmatic and entrancing performers. In BLOOD AND SAND he stars as Juan Gallardo, a young Spaniard who achieves his boyhood ambition to become a celebrated toreador. But with fame come temptation and treachery, and the triumphant Juan finds himself the victim of his own desires and the sinister charms of the exotic Doña Sol (Nita Naldi).
This definitive DVD edition is newly mastered from a 35mm archive negative and restores scenes missing from the previous Kino video release for a running time which is approximately 20 minutes longer. Combined with a wealth of supplemental features and a new stereo score by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra (score composed by Rodney Sauer), this Kino on Video edition is a fitting tribute to one of cinema's most enduring stars.
DVD Extras Include:
- Filmed introduction by Orson Welles with clips from Eyes of Youth, The Eagle and others (Historical consultant: William K. Everson)
- 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: 'You Gave Me Your Heart' (Susan Rogers soloist)
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- Valentino "Speaks": Excerpts from Photoplay magazine
- About the Score
Interested in bringing Blood And Sand to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Blood And Sand may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
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