New Pictures: Aug. 9, 1926

The Son of the Sheik (Rudolph Valentino). Dear old Rudolph Valentino, the fire eater with editorial writers, is home again. He is heart deep in Sahara sands in a picture obviously and not expertly echoing his famed success in The Sheik. He plays a young desert gentleman enamored of a dancing girl traveling with a cut-throat band. He is attacked, imprisoned, released, chased, and close-uped. The girl turns out brave and pure. There is the usual sand storm. It is a terrible picture, concentrating on a handsome actor of some ability. It...

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