This screen printer poster shows Rudolph Valentino in his 1926 film ‘The Eagle’.

It was won by the owner’s grandmother in a newspaper competition that year. It likely to be the original artwork for the film poster and would therefore be unique. It would appeal to collectors of film memorabilia.

Did you know? In 2004, a classic silent movie called Beyond the Rocks, starring Rudolph Valentino, was found after being considered lost for almost 75 years.

Did you know? Fresh from Italy, before finding fame in the movies, Valentino’s first job in New York was as a ‘taxi dancer’ – someone employed by cafes to dance with women for 10 cents a go.