The Sheik

(1921)

Overview

Sheik Ahmed (Valentino) desperately desires fiesty British socialite Diana (Ayres), so he abducts her and carries her off to his luxurious desert tent-palace. The free-spirited Diana recoils from his passionate embraces and yearns to be released. Only after being kidnapped by desert bandits does Diana realize how much she has grown to love Ahmed, who comes to her rescue in the nick of time

  1. George Melford

    Director

  2. Edith Maude Hull

    Novel

Top Billed Cast

  1. Rudolph Valentino

    Rudolph Valentino

    Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan

  2. Agnes Ayres

    Agnes Ayres

    Lady Diana Mayo

  3. Ruth Miller

    Zilah - A Marriage Market Prospect

  4. George Waggner

    George Waggner

    Yousaef - Tribal Chieftain (as George Waggener)

  5. Frank Butler

    Sir Aubrey Mayo

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The Sheik
The Sheik

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Status Released

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  • November 20, 1921
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 20m

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