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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

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!