Son of the Sheik

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Son of the Sheik ★★★ 1926

This sequel to Valentino's star-making “The Sheik” (1921) also turned out to be his last film. Ahmed (Valentino) falls in love with dancing girl Yasmin (Banky). He gets kidnapped by Ghabah (Love), the leader of a group of thieves, who tells the sheik's son that Yasmin has betrayed him. After his escape, Ahmed takes revenge by kidnapping Yasmin. Eventually, all the misunderstandings are resolved. Based on the novel by E.M. Hull. 62m/B VHS, DVD . Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky, Montagu Love, George Fawcett, Karl (Daen) Dane, Agnes Ayres; D: George Fitzmaurice; W: Frances Marion; C: George Barnes. Natl. Film Reg. '03.