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Bernard E. Rollin [Editor], Carolyn M. grey [Editor], Cynthia Pineo [Editor], Kerri Mommer [Editor]
Forward through R.K. Stratman
Publish 12 months note: First released February ninth 2006 via Open court docket

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44 / Intimate Sex Lives Sex Lives-final3 3/27/08 1:49 PM Page 45 The Italian Sheik RUDOLPH VALENTINO (May 6, 1895–Aug. 23, 1926) HIS FAME: Valentino made the woman in the silent-picture audience fantasize that he would take her in his arms, force his lips on hers, and tempt her beyond her power to resist. He was the embodiment of love in its most primal form in such films as The Sheik (1921), Blood and Sand (1922), and The Son of the Sheik (1926). HIS PERSON: Rodolfo Guglielmi di Valentina D’Antonguolla, from the small town of Castellaneta, Italy, was a wayward boy and a daydreamer.

The complaints Jean filed for the divorce proceedings were ridiculous; for example, she charged that he was ruining her career by reading in bed until late at night, thus making her sleepy on the set. Jean’s final affair was with actor William Powell, probably her one true love. Like Bern he was intelligent and sauve, and he too resembled Bern physically. ” They were probably engaged at the time of Jean’s sudden collapse at the age of 30 / Intimate Sex Lives Sex Lives-final3 3/27/08 1:49 PM Page 31 26.

Acting It Up / 55 Sex Lives-final3 3/27/08 1:49 PM Page 56 Threatened with a paternity suit and a charge of statutory rape, Chaplin agreed to marriage. On the ride from Mexico to Los Angeles after their Nov. 24, 1924, wedding, Chaplin suggested to his pregnant wife that she commit suicide by throwing herself off the train. Yet, despite his hostility, Chaplin managed to separate sex from affection, claiming he could make love to Lita even though he detested her. Two years and two children later, Lita filed for divorce.

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