Blood and sand

Blood and sand

Original title: Blood and sand
Production: Paramount Pictures; Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Country: United States
Director: Fred Niblo
Script: June Mathis
Photography: Alvin Wyckoff
Cast: Rudolph Valentino; Rosa Rosanova; Leo White; Rosita Marstini; Nita Naldi
Year: 1922
Duration: 80
Genre: Silent films
Color: BW
Original language: English
Languages available: English intertitles
Subtitles: Spanish
Keywords: Drama, bullfighting, toros


 Juan is the son of a poor widow in Seville. Against his mother's wishes he pursues a career as toreador. He rapidly gains national prominence, and takes his childhood sweetheart Carmen as his bride. He meets the Marquis' daughter Dona Sol, and finds himself in the awkward position of being in love with two women, which threatens the stability of his family and his position in society. He finds interesting parallels in the life of the infamous bandit Plumitas when they eventually meet by chance.

Based on the novel by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez.

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