The Valentino Collection

As one of the most iconic personalities of the silent film era, Rudolph Valentino’s undeniable cultural resonance both on and off the screen, coupled with his untimely death in August of 1926, has made him a recognizable and still-relevant figure throughout the world.

THE VALENTINO COLLECTION is a definitive DVD compilation containing digital reconstructions and DVD premieres of four unavailable Rudolph Valentino films – The Young Rajah (1922) and Stolen Moments (1920), featuring new musical scores by Jon Mirsalis; A Society Sensation (1918), featuring Bob Mitchell at the pipe organ; and Moran of the Lady Letty, featuring a restoration of the film’s original intertitle text and tinting and a new score by Robert Israel.

THE VALENTINO COLLECTION boasts an extensive selection of bonus features detailing several aspects of Valentino’s remarkable life and legacy, sure to fascinate film fans and scholars alike.


Valentino Forever: A short film documenting the Valentino memorial services and the mysterious Lady in Black by Valentino Forever author and historian Tracy Ryan Terhune.

Vintage Valentino: Rare short subjects featuring new music scores by Bob Mitchell at the pipe organ, including A Trip to Paramountown, Screen Snapshots, and Character Studies; Round About Hollywood, an early Cinecolor travelogue, and Rudolph Valentino, a fifteenth anniversary memorial tribute.

Valentino In Memoriam: A unique collection of biographical information, rare images and vintage audio recordings, including an exclusive audio interview with the original Lady in Black, Ditra Flame.

Valentino Landmarks: A tour of significant Hollywood locations in Valentino’s life, including an interactive video tour of Falcon Lair, a slide show of the Whitley Heights residence and rare images of Valentino’s personal belongings.

A Friend Remembered: Many never before published images by Valentino’s close friend, Paul Ivano.

Rare Rudy: Additional rare footage of Valentino, including a newly-uncovered original 35 mm tinted nitrate fragment of Stolen Moments.

A treasure trove of rare images: Fascinating promotional materials from the four featured films and two special slide show presentations; Valentino The Athlete and Valentino and His Beloved Pets.

New booklet essay: DVD introduction by Emily W. Leider, author of Dark Lover - The Life and Death of Rudolph Valentino

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1918 - 1922

UPC: 6-17311-67329-0
ISBN: 1-893967-32-8

Sept. 11, 2007




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