Blood & Sand
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Both animal and human nostrils flare, and passion reigns in this classic romantic tragedy with Rudolph Valentino. Valentino is Juan Gallarde, an aspiring bullfighter, married to his loving childhood sweetheart Carmen (Lila Lee). But as his fame rises as a matador, so does his hot Spanish blood, and he succumbs to the passionate embraces of the sultry Doņa Sol (Nita Naldi). When Juan is gored by a bull, his bullfighting fame is cut short, and Carmen returns to his side to nurse him back to health, and, as he struggles to regain his strength and make a comeback in the bullring, Carmen is there… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The melodrama helps Valentino to nail down his Latin lover image while showing his acting chops, which some questioned."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Above average Valentino vehicle eclipsed by the 1941 remake."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"This is definitely [Valentino's] best acting job."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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