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Gilda Rides Again; or, How To Create a Fake Jean Louis Original

Hold it, guys; I promise you, I’m not Gilda.  I don’t live in a film noir classic, I don’t live in Buenos Aires, and my husband isn’t trying to corner the world tungsten market.  769 more words

Second Life

Put the blame on Mame, boys. It's Rita Hayworth's birthday!

Now do yourself a favor, whether it’s your first or fiftieth time, watch Gilda. Hayworth absolutely transfixes as the titular femme fatale. Sidenote: Rita sings the version of PTBOM, in which she is playing guitar, all other vocals for Gilda are handled by Anita Ellis. 10 more words

Film

If I Could I Would Live in 'Bell, Book and Candle'

When I was growing up (in the video store era), most of my gal friends aspired to be Holly Golightly. I was not immune to the pull of that injured ingenue bit… until I met Gillian Holroyd. 873 more words

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