Rita Hayworth – A Pictorial

 

“Increasingly, stars are recruited from the ranks of professional models, with the result that today`s starlets are better dressed and better groomed than ever before, though it is doubtful if they are better actresses.” ~ Rita Hayworth

 

Rita Hayworth - 1938

Rita Hayworth – 1938

Reporter: “What do you think when you look at yourself in the mirror after waking up in the morning?”

Rita Hayworth: “Darling, I don`t wake up till the afternoon.” (1974)

 

Rita Hayworth poses beside her Lincoln Continental - 1941

Rita Hayworth poses beside her Lincoln Continental – 1941

 

“I never really thought of myself as a sex goddess; I felt I was more a comedian who could dance.” ~ Rita Hayworth

 

Rita Hayworth pin-up and publicity shot for "You Were Never Lovelier" (1942)

Rita Hayworth pin-up and publicity shot for “You Were Never Lovelier” (1942)

 

“I think all women have a certain elegance about them which is destroyed when they take off their clothes.” ~ Rita Hayworth

 

Rita Hayworth poolside at home -- 1945

Rita Hayworth poolside at home — 1945

 

When asked what had held up her dress in Gilda (1946), Rita replied, “Two things.”

 

Rita Hayworth publicity shot for "Gilda" (1946)

Rita Hayworth publicity shot for “Gilda” (1946)

 

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  1. […] Rita Hayworth (October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987) was an American dancer and film actress who achieved fame during the 1940s as one of the era’s top stars. Hayworth was the first dancer featured on film as a partner of both the stars Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. She appeared in a total of 61 films over 37 years. Hayworth is listed by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 Greatest Stars of All Time. […]

  2. […] Girl” is a 1944 American musical film starring Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly. The film tells the story of a chorus girl given a chance at stardom when she is […]

  3. […] Cummings Produced by Robert Bassler Music by Leigh Harline and Cyril J. Mockridge Starring Rita Hayworth, Victor Mature, John Sutton, Carole Landis, James Gleason, Phil Silvers, Walter Catlett, Mona […]

  4. […] by Charles Vidor Produced by Virginia Van Upp Starring Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready, Joseph Calleia, Joe […]

  5. […] Rita Hayworth (October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987) was an American dancer and Hollywood film actress who achieved fame during the 1940s as one of the era’s top stars appearing in a total of 61 films over 37 years. Hayworth is only one of six women who have the distinction of having danced on screen with both Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly. Rita Hayworth is listed by the American Film Institute as one of the 100 Greatest Stars of All Time. […]

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