Rita Hayworth: Articles

Cary Grant Films: From Hilarious 'War Bride' to Miscast Macho Aviator, Submarine Commander

Cary Grant in 'I Was a Male War Bride': Classic gender-bending comedy. Cary Grant films on TCM: Gender-bending comedy classic 'I Was a Male War Bride,' reactionary adventure flick 'Gunga Din' More Cary Grant films will be aired tonight, Dec. 15, '14, as Turner Classic Movies continues with its Star […]

Honorary Award: Marlene Dietrich & Rita Hayworth Among Women 'Snubbed' by Academy

Honorary Award non-winner Marlene Dietrich. Honorary Award: Academy 'snubbed' Gloria Swanson & Rita Hayworth + Marlene Dietrich & dozens of other women (See previous post: “Honorary Oscars: Doris Day, Danielle Darrieux 'Snubbed.'”) A sizable chunk of part three of this three-part article about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and […]

'Mary Poppins' National Film Registry Addition: Well-Time Free Publicity for Disney Studios' 'Saving Mr. Banks'

Mary Poppins with Julie Andrews as the flying-umbrella-carrying, brat-rearing title character. As the Walt Disney Studios' Saving Mr. Banks adds about 2,000 North American theaters, the U.S. Library of Congress adds Mary Poppins to the National Film Registry, resulting in some always welcome free publicity for all involved. The story […]

Rita Hayworth Movies: 'Affectionately Yours'

Rita Hayworth Movies Turner Classic Movies, Wednesday, August 8 6:00 AM AFFECTIONATELY YOURS (1941) A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce. Dir.: Lloyd Bacon. Cast: Merle Oberon, Dennis Morgan, Rita Hayworth. Black and White-88 minutes. 7:30 AM ANGELS OVER BROADWAY (1940) A playwright persuades […]

Rita Hayworth: 'Gilda,' 'The Lady from Shanghai'

Rita Hayworth, Gilda Rita Hayworth is Turner Classic Movies' Star of the Evening. TCM will be presenting the quintessential Hayworth in Gilda at 5 p.m. PT. That'll be followed by the quintessential anti-Hayworth in The Lady from Shanghai, plus Fire Down Below, The Happy Thieves, The Lady in Question, and […]

Andrew Embiricos: Rita Hayworth Grandson Dies of Apparent Suicide

Andrew Embiricos, grandson of Rita Hayworth and Prince Aly Khan, was found dead of an apparent suicide at his West 17th Street apartment in Chelsea, New York City, on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. Embiricos was 25. Andrew Ali Aga Khan Embiricos was the son of economist and shipping heir Basil […]

Tyrone Power Interview with Researcher Maria Ciaccia: Fox Superstar's Hollywood Career

Tyrone Power: Q&A with researcher Maria Ciaccia about one of the biggest film stars of the 20th century Among the romantic leading men of the studio era, Tyrone Power, 20th Century Fox's top male star from the mid-1930s to the late 1940s, is my favorite. He wasn't the best actor […]

Rita Hayworth & Fred Astaire Movies: 'Gilda'

Rita Hayworth & Fred Astaire Friday-Saturday, August 15-16, highlights on Turner Classic Movies: Since TCM is currently leasing Columbia's library, this year's Rita Hayworth Day includes most of the actress' best films. Gilda (right), of course, is a must for those who've never seen it. Although clumsy here and there, […]