• Rita Hayworth

    Rita Hayworth

    Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987) was an American actress and dancer. She achieved fame during the 1940s as one of the era's top stars, appearing in 61 films over 37 years. The press coined the term "The Love Goddess" to describe Hayworth after she had become the most glamorous screen idol of the 1940s. She was the top pin-up girl for GIs during World War II.

  • Black dress of Rita Hayworth

    Black dress of Rita Hayworth

    In the 1946 film Gilda, Rita Hayworth wore a black dress made by American costume designer Jean Louis. It was used in one of the most famous scenes of the film: one in which the character of Gilda sings the song "Put the Blame on Mame ", improvising a quick striptease, choreographed by Jack Cole. The dress has helped consolidate the image of the femme fatale , as well as being universally recognized as an icon of fashion and cinema. The Independent named it as one of the Ten Best Fashion Moments in Film.

  • Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess

    Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess

    Rita Hayworth: The Love Goddess is a 1983 American made-for-television biographical film directed by James Goldstone. Based on the 1982 biography Rita Hayworth by John Kobal, it deals with real events in the life of actress Rita Hayworth from 1931 to 1952. It was broadcast by CBS on November 2, 1983.

  • Rita Hayworth & Shawshank Redemption

  • Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption

    Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption is a novella by Stephen King from his 1982 collection Different Seasons , subtitled Hope Springs Eternal. It is loosely based on the Leo Tolstoy short story "God Sees the Truth, But Waits ". It was adapted for the screen in 1994 as The Shawshank Redemption , which was nominated for seven Academy Awards in 1994, including Best Picture. In 2009, it was adapted for the stage as the play The Shawshank Redemption .

  • Betrayed by Rita Hayworth

    Betrayed by Rita Hayworth

    Betrayed by Rita Hayworth (Spanish : La traición de Rita Hayworth) is a 1968 novel by the Argentine novelist Manuel Puig. It was Puig's first novel.

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