Evening at the Barn: Birthday Tribute to Rudolph Valentino
HOLLYWOOD HERITAGE PRESENTS
An Evening at the Barn
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 7:30 PM - PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT THIS DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM THE 18th TO THE 11th!!
A Birthday Tribute to Rudolph Valentino
Featuring Donna Hill, author of Rudolph Valentino, The Silent Idol: His Life in Photographs
Screenings of Blood and Sand (TV abridged version) and Rudolph Valentino and His 88 American Beauties
Rudolph Valentino was one of the most alluring, enigmatic, and simply irresistible movie icons of all time. He continues to inspire generation after generation of moviegoers. The Hollywood Heritage Museum honors the immortal Rudolph Valentino with an evening of rare photographs, film, and artifacts on display in our lobby.
In Rudolph Valentino, The Silent Idol: His Life in Photographs, author Donna Hill retells the story of Valentino's life using a treasure trove of rare photographs. Hill will present a slide show of rare images from the book, including photographs excluded due to space requirements. Most of the images employed have not been seen since the 1920s; many have never been released publicly until now. Augmenting the evening is an exhibit of rare artifacts from the collection of Valentino collector Tracy Terhune.
Rudolph Valentino was more than the "sheik" of one of his most famous films. He was more than the legendary star who died at a tragically young age. For long-time fans as well as curious newcomers, these remarkable images candid snapshots at home, traveling, on film sets reveal the glamour and charm of the man who continues to beguile and inspire movie lovers to this day.
A widely recognized expert on the life and art of Rudolph Valentino, Donna Hill's website "Falcon Lair" (http://www.rudolph-valentino.com/) provides information and entertainment to Valentino fans worldwide. She lives in San Francisco, California.
Hollywood Heritage Museum
2100 N. Highland Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90068
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