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Ramon Novarro

Allan R. Ellenberger

Ramon Novarro

a biography of the silent film idol, 1899-1968 : with a filmography

by Allan R. Ellenberger

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novarro, Ramon,,
  • Actor -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Allan R. Ellenberger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.N6 E44 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20715323M
    ISBN 100786400994

      Kenneth Anger’s mythically tawdry “Hollywood Babylon” alleges that the murder weapon was an Art Deco dildo presented long ago by Valentino to Novarro, though a recent book .   Ramon Novarro and the Red Scare. When Valentino suddenly died at the height of his career, the studio selected Ramon Novarro to fill his shoes. He soon became one of the biggest film stars in the s, cast as the leading man in huge hits like “Ben Hur” and “Mata Hari” with LGBTQ legend Greta Garbo.

      Ramon Novarro, the silent film star behind Ben-Hur and The Pagan, is widely regarded as one of Hollywood's first gay icons. However, the star remained closeted throughout his . Aug 1, - Explore richarddambrosi's board "Ramon Novarro" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Silent film, Hollywood, Old hollywood pins.

    Barbara and Ramon Novarro in foreground; William V. Mong and Edith Roberts in background. Barbara and Lewis Stone in The Girl from Montmartre () The Prisoner of Zenda (). Ramon Novarro’s star had burned bright in the early days of talking films, but that star had faded long ago. Born Jose Ramon Gil Samaniego in in Mexico, he began acting in films in , and enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity due to his exotic good looks. Upon urging from a friend, Samaniego adopted the stage name ‘Ramon Novarro.’.


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On the evening of Oct. 30,Ramon Novarro, once one of Hollywood’s greatest romantic idols, now 68 and frail, looking like “a Spanish grandee” in a.

Ramon Novarro was a Mexican actor and singer whose stardom at MGM in the s and 30s was not impeded by his offscreen life as a gay man. In Hollywood Babylon, Anger focuses only on Novarro’s grisly murder in -- which outed Novarro to a public that had largely forgotten him--and needlessly embellishes a crime scene that was already.

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On 30 October. Ramon Novarro and Greta Garbo in publicity still for "Mata Hari" () Jose Ramon Gil Samaniego was born on February 6, in Durango, Mexico.

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