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Title
Rita Hayworth: Stars of the Silver Screen
Duration
60'
Director
Lyndy Saville
Year
2012
Country
United Kingdom

Initially talent spotted while dancing underage in a Tijuana nightclub act, it wasn’t until Margarita Cansino changed her name to Rita Hayworth that her Hollywood career really took flight. Seductive turns in early hits such at The Strawberry Blonde, Blood And Sand and You’ll Never Get Rich earned her the moniker of The Love Goddess, a persona she mastered in her heart-stopping performance as Gilda, opposite Glenn Ford.

She married five times, her husbands including director Orson Welles. “They go to bed with Gilda,” she famously said of her lovers, “they wake up with me.”