He possessed, said Elinor Glyn, "It," that indefinable quality that served as a potent elixir to members of the opposite sex…or, for the rest of us, good old-fashioned sex appeal.
Ostensibly one of the cadre of "Latin Lovers" who sought to displace Rudolph Valentino from his perch as sex symbol extraordinaire, Antonio Moreno was a fixture during the silent era, playing the "stalwart hero and romantic lead." In real life he was married to wealthy socialite Daisy Canfield Danziger and stepfather to her three children. Together the family lived in this "huge Spanish-style showcase called Crestmount and became famed for their parties."
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