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Film Review: The Lady From Shanghai (1947)

Release Date: December 24th, 1947 (France)
Directed by: Orson Welles
Written by: Orson Welles, William Castle (uncredited), Charles Lederer (uncredited), Fletcher Markle (uncredited)
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Gilda (1946)

Gilda, 1946, Columbia Pictures, starring Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready. Directed by Charles Vidor. B&W, 110 minutes.

Take a plot with high-stakes illegal gambling and hints of a past, potentially explosive, romance between a man and his bosses’ new wife, combine it with some of the finest photography of its time — still noteworthy today — then add Rita Hayworth’s sensual performance, along with Glenn Ford’s ability to dramatically underplay a role, and you’ve got what makes… 464 more words

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Gilda (Vidor, 1946)

It’s really, really hard not to read the homoerotic subtext of Gilda when, five minutes in, a man rescues a gambler from certain death using a very phallic-looking cane—a cane that also conceals a knife. 441 more words

Only Angels Have Wings

Rita Hayworth shakes hands with her old beau Cary Grant while standing next to her new beau Richard Barthelmess in Only Angels Have Wings (1939), creating a classic Howard Hawks triangle.

Cary Grant

Only Angels Have Wings

Richard Barthelmess and Rita Hayworth in a publicity still for Only Angels Have Wings (1939).  Richard was on his way down, after being a big star in the silent era, and Rita was on her way up, soon getting starring roles in major productions at Columbia Studios.

Only Angels Have Wings

Only Angels Have Wings

Rita Hayworth as Judy MacPherson in a publicity still for Only Angels Have Wings (1939).  Rita made the most of her big break after a few years in obscurity.  21 more words

Only Angels Have Wings