Valencia (1926 film)

Valencia, also known as The Love Song, is a 1926 American silent romance film directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki, who came over from Paramount to direct. The film stars Mae Murray and features Boris Karloff in an uncredited role. Rumors of a surviving print persist.[1] The film was a box office hit and the title song, Valencia, was the top song in the U.S. for the year.[2]

Valencia
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Directed byDimitri Buchowetzki
Produced byIrving Thalberg
Written byDimitri Buchowetzki
Alice D. G. Miller
StarringMae Murray
Lloyd Hughes
CinematographyPercy Hilburn
Edited byHugh Wynn
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • December 18, 1926 (1926-12-18)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

PlotEdit

Handsome sailor Felipe (Hughes) and nasty Governor Don Fernando (D'Arcy) are rivals for the favors of Spanish dancer Valencia (Murray). When Felipe deserts his ship, Don Fernando throws him in prison, but Valencia obtains his release and shares his disgrace and exile.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Progressive Silent Film List: Valencia". silentera.com. Retrieved April 13, 2008.
  2. ^ Eames, John Douglas, The MGM Story, 1981

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