Saturday, April 9th, 2016 @ 1:45PM in Silver Spring, MD [silent film accompaniment]

When: Saturday, April 9 th at 1:45PM
What: BLOOD AND SAND (1922, 80 min., dir. Fred Niblo)

Poor boy Juan Gallardo (Rudolph Valentino, at his most smoldering) grows up to become Spain’s most celebrated matador, along the way marrying his childhood sweetheart Carmen (Lila Lee). But fame brings him the adulation of many others, including wealthy widow Doña Sol (Nita Naldi), whose vampish allure he finds hard to resist. DIR/PROD Fred Niblo; SCR June Matthis, from the play by Tom Cushing and the novel “Sangre y arena” by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez; PROD Jesse L. Lasky. U.S., 1922, b&w, 80 min, digital presentation.

Where: AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center | American Film Institute
8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Admission: $13; $10 Seniors (65+), students and military (with valid ID); $9.50 AFI Members (2-Star level and higher); $8 Children (12 and under)

Saturday April 9th, 2016 by Makia Matsumura
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