Filming of "The Sheik"

Image

Filming of "The Sheik"

Title

Filming of "The Sheik"

Identifier

18389

Description

Bird's eye view of the set of "The Sheik", a 1921 silent romantic drama starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres. Filming was on an Oxnard beach. It is a crowded beach scene with many palm trees and large striped tents. A large group of people on horseback in the background.

Creator

Unknown

Date

1921

Format

Black and White Photograph
11.2 x 17.8 cm

Subject

Motion pictures--Production and direction

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Oxnard (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Source

Madeleine Miedema Collection, 1990

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Filming of "The Sheik",” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed October 24, 2020, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/2841.