Throw-Back Thursday: Drama Class 1925

This is my grandmother's high school drama class in costume for a school production


Manual Arts High School 1925


Manual Arts HS Play 1925
My grandmother is one of the harem girls


Inspired by THE SHEIK

  • The Sheik premiered on 21 October 1921 based on the best selling romance novel of the same name by Edith Maude Hull.   
  • The Sheik is the official mascot of Hollywood High School, named after the movie.
  • The Son of the Sheik was released 5 September 1926, two weeks after Valentino's death on 23 August 1926 from peritonitis, a complication following a perforated ulcer.
  • Both films were instant hits & grossed $1M within the first year of release.  


See you at the Oscars!

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