The life of Hollywood's Latin Lover, Rudolph Valentino, is reduced to a collection of cinematic cliches in this ridiculous, highly fictionalized screen biography. Valentino (Dexter) arrives in the US as a member of an Italian dance troupe. On board ship he meets Parker, whom he begins to
pursue, not realizing she is an important film star traveling under an assumed identity. In New York, He leaves the dance company and, forced to find employment, he takes a job washing dishes, though this comes to an abrupt end when he punches another employee who calls him a greaseball.
Fortunately, Dexter's skills as a dancer soon get him another job, working at a fancy dance hal...