Valentino’s pre-fame roles are an intriguing mixed bag and The Married Virgin is surely one of his strangest.
One of the most amusing moments in the wonderful hokum-filled movie comes when Valentino is fended off Nosferatu-style by a maid wielding a crucifix. No, his character is not a vampire. He’s your standard issue fortune hunter, which makes his behavior all the more strange.
You can read my full-length review of this mad film here.
Availability: The Married Virgin was released on DVD by Image but the disc is now out of print. It is still available for rental or purchase via streaming.