Thursday, August 2, 2012

Video – Rita Hayworth Tribute

I happened to run across this tribute to Rita Hayworth and figured I’d share it with everyone.  The person who put this together definitely spent some time on it.  For those of you who may not know anything more about her than her name, she was a popular actress and dancer in the 1940s and 1950s.  She was also one of the great screen beauties.

And just to forestall any “disco sucks” comments – unless all of your dancing has been done in honkytonks, you’ve been dancing to disco music most of your life.  Disco never went away; record companies just changed its name to “dance music” and the places that played it were renamed from “discotheques” to “dance clubs”.

By the way, the video above doesn’t include any clips from her most famous performance in Gilda.  Play the video below and see what raised the blood pressure of your dads or granddads. 

I saw Gilda back in the late 1980s and let’s just say that I’ve had an appreciation for opera gloves ever since, whether it was in Pretty Woman (1990) or Shopgirl (2005).  Hmmm, perhaps this could be a future movie category?


  1. That is fantastic. I looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove Rita Hayworth; she's easily one of my favorite stars of all time. I've seen most, but not all, of the movies those clips are from.

    A "glove movies" series would be intriguing...

  2. Rita Hayworth is easily the hottest girl around. She is a total knockout.

  3. Great post! Love those videos, she looks so beautiful!