The Sheik’s Physique
B&W : [?] Split-reel?
Directed by (unknown)
Cast: Rudolph Valentino [himself]
Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / The film was likely part of a compilation split-reel. [?] The film was likely shot in 1925 because of RV’s long sideburns from The Eagle (1925), and the fact that he is not wearing Natacha Rambova’s ‘slave’ bracelet.
Synopsis: Rudolph Valentino drives his automobile to the beach and changes into a swimming suit to spend a leisurely afternoon relaxing. Having fallen asleep, he awakens to discover that he is late for an undefined appointment, realizes that his car is gone, and that he must hitch a ride back into town.
Survival status: Print exists.
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 11 March 2010.
References: Film viewing : Bondanella-Hollywood p. 135 : with additional information provided by Lucie Dutton.
Home video: DVD.