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Platinum Blonde Beauty

It is very well known that Rita Hayworth had her hair dyed a platinum-blonde shade for her role in The Lady From Shanghai 394 more words

Photoplay Sep.-Dec. 1949

Cover girls (l.-r., in order of appearance): Esther Williams, an effervescent Rita Hayworth, June Haver, Ingrid Bergman.

There’s a Hayworth cover from 1946’s Movie Show magazine that features lovely Rita wearing a quite interesting head covering.


Miss Sadie Thompson (1953)

One of the more identifiable movie roles for ‘The Love Goddess” Rita Hayworth, Miss Sadie Thompson was originally released in 3D to cash in on the 50’s craze and allow the marketing department to remind the male viewers that should they pay the price of a ticket, Rita will be dancing right off the screen into their laps. 726 more words

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Classic Film Reviews: Pal Joey (1957)

The year is 1957.

Seventeen years after its release, Columbia Picture’s cinematic ‘dictator’ Harry Cohn is dying to bring the romantic dramedy Pal Joey to the silver screen. 1,194 more words

Classic Hollywood

Terror On A Train (1953)

aka Time Bomb

In the same year that saw Glenn Ford star in one of his most iconic films, Fritz Lang’s The Big Heat, he also headlined this minor entry filmed abroad in England opposite French actress Anne Vernon and the always reliable Maurice Denham. 656 more words

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Gilda (1946)

“She still didn’t believe I wasn’t coming back. Every night she got all dressed up… and waited. But a girl like Gilda couldn’t stand not knowing the why of things, so she decided to swallow her pride and came to see me. 201 more words


The Barefoot Contessa - BluRay Review

For many, the high point of Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s quite legendary Hollywood career is 1950’s All About Eve, a picture which has lingered in cinematic history for its caustic wit, cold glamour and harsh performances. 981 more words

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