Step back in time to the golden age of silent films with this initial volume in the series. Dale Reed presents two films, providing a historical context for each. Both films feature new soundtracks created with the sound of the silent film era in mind. Films include MASK OF ZORRO and BLOOD AND SAND.
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THE MARK OF ZORRO Enjoy this exciting 1920 classic version The Mark Of Zorro, starring Douglas Fairbanks. When Fairbanks made this film he was not sure how the public would react to it. he was attracted to Johnson McCully's story The Curse of Capistrano because it was a lively saga that provided ample room for both comedy and action. As The famous Mexican Robin Hood, Douglas Fairbanks had a chance to spring into frequent action as Zorro, crusader for the rights of the oppressed Mexicans. Watch Marguerite de la Motte starring as Fairbanks' leading lady and Noah Beery playing the films number one villain, Garcia.
BLOOD AND SAND Blood And Sand was a 1922 production that starred Rudolph Valentino in what critics have called Valentino's greatest acting achievement. Watch as Valentino's character, Juan Gallardo, develops from an adventurous farm boy to a famed bullfighter. Experience the struggle Juan creates for himself not only as The Toreador but also as husband and lover. Enjoy Lila Lee as she plays his courageous wife, Carmen, and Nita Naldi plays his bewitching lover, Dona Sol.