Payday Loans
Antonio Moreno (1887-1967)

  1. Ramon Novarro,  Ben-Hur, 1926. Shooting of the silent epic in Italy was rapidly aborted by the newly formed MGM.  Metro boss LB Mayer and his production chief and in-house genius Irving Thalberg cast around for a new hero to replace Raoul Walsh's  brother, George, in  the title role.  They  tried cowboys, ”Jewish looking” and Latin types. And silent director DW Griffith's Madrid-born find, Antonio Garride Monteagudo, lost out to  the  Mexican Ramon Samaniegos... who had made 153 movies by  his death. Also considered for Judah Ben-Hur was Novarro's lover:  Rodolfo Alfonzo Raffaelo Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla.  Better known as...  Rudolph Valentino.
  2. Monroe Owsley, The Keyhole, 1932.    Change of Kay Francis’ first husband -  and still is when she’s wed to another man.  Owsley, therefore, blackmails her about her bigamy.  She gives him  $10,000 "go away and leave me alone."  It’s never easy…
     




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