Valentino, Rudolph. (1895-1926)
Hand-Colored Postcard Photograph in "The Son of the Sheik"
Original hand-colored postcard photograph of the early star of cinema in costume for The Son of the Sheik. The 1926 sequel to The Sheik would prove to be his last performance, going into wide release less than two weeks after his death at the age of 31. Image is framed by a striking embossed design. Published in England by J. Beagle & Co as part of their Famous Cinema Star series. Light toning, else fine, 3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.8 x 13.5 cm).