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The Sheik(1921)

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Brief Synopsis

An Arabian sheik kidnaps a beautiful Englishwoman to win her heart.

Cast & Crew

George Melford Director
Rudolph Valentino The Sheik, Ahmed Ben Hassan
Agnes Ayres Lady Diana Mayo
Frank Butler Sir Aubrey
Charles Brindley Mustapha Ali
Adolphe Menjou Dr. Raoul de St. Hubert
William Marshall Photography
Jesse L. Lasky Presented By
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 6 Nov 1921
Release Date:  1921 Production Date:  EB
EB taped off AMC
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Silent Production Co:  Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Duration(mins):  not available Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  6,579    
Duration(reels):  7    

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  • THAT LOOK AT THE CASINO!

    Kerry 2013-06-08

    I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. It was nothing like the book, Valentino's Sheik was a pretty nice guy all things considered. Recall my Nana (who was... MORE>

  • Arab Images on Film/ The Sheik/ Son of the Sheik

    Natacha 2011-07-04

    In "The Sheik", Lady Diana falls in love with Ahmed (the Sheik) before she finds out he is not middle-eastern-she writes in the sand that she... MORE>

  • Arab Images on Film--the Sheik/ Son of the Sheik

    Natacha 2011-06-29

    I disagree somewhat with Professor Shaheen's comments about "The Sheik" and "The Son of the Sheik". Both of these films were... MORE>