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Rita Hayworth Is Gilda!

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Oct 19, 2018

I’m finally back to blogathon business and, don’t worry, I’ll eventually give you an explanation why I recently skipped so many I had subscribed to. But for now, I hope you accept my apologies! Anyway, I said “enough” and made a choice: today, I’m writing for my read more

Gilda de Abreu: inigualável

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Mar 29, 2017

Gilda de Abreu: inigualável Quando procuramos pelo nome de Gilda de Abreu no site da Cinemateca Brasileira, não encontramos nenhum resultado. Zero. E isso é vergonhoso. Ela pode ter dirigido apenas três longa-metragens, mas ela foi muito mais que a pioneira do cinema que merece ser celebrada read more

Events--Presenting FILM NOIR FASHION with Screening of GILDA at Egyptian Theatre 4/25

GlamAmor Posted by on Apr 18, 2015

For those who live in Los Angeles and are going through a bit of withdrawal from our time at the recent TCM Classic Film Festival, I hope you'll join me next Saturday for a talk on the influential style of film noir at the historic Egyptian Theatre!    Saturday, April 25th FEMME read more

Day 17 of Noirvember: I’m Just Wild About Gilda

Shadows and Satin Posted by shadowsandsatin on Nov 17, 2014

I can’t see Gilda too many times. I discovered a few years ago that Gilda (1946), starring Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford, is one of those films that is simply mesmerizing to me. Whenever I happen across it, I have to watch it until the end. It’s coming on Tuesday night on TCM, and I’m really read more

What is it about GILDA?

Once Upon a Screen Posted by Aurora on Oct 29, 2014

During the TCM Classic Film Festival in 2012 we filled the Egyptian Theater to watch a sixty-six year old movie.  While that’s nothing strange during the event or for the classic film fans in attendance, there was a palpable excitement about watching this particular movie, one most of us had read more

Cinema Connection--Red Carpet Legacy of Rita Hayworth and Costume Design of GILDA

GlamAmor Posted by on Oct 28, 2014

People frequently ask me for a list of the most influential costume design of all time, whether it's questions I get online, in interviews, or when I give presentations. Of course this is some of why I created The Style Essentials in the first place. But that is a list of 50--some want me read more

Style Essentials--Femme Fatale Rita Hayworth Puts the Blame in 1946's GILDA

GlamAmor Posted by on Oct 17, 2014

Happy birthday, Rita Hayworth!  Today would have been the 96th birthday of the "Love Goddess," so I celebrate by sharing what is perhaps her best known and beloved film--Gilda (1946).  The costume design alone is iconic and due to Columbia's head designer Jean Louis, who also has read more

LIVE FROM THE TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL DAY 4 (Closing Day): “Gilda,” Women of Early Hollywood, “It Happened One Night,” “The General,” Closing Night Party

Backlots Posted by Lara on Apr 29, 2013

Well readers, the 2013 TCM Classic Film Festival has come to a close. It has been a busy and very exciting 4 days, and your author is at once exhilarated, exhausted, and ready for next year! In my humble opinion, this 4th day held the best lineup of the festival. Gilda was first on the agenda at t read more

Enter Gilda, center stage

Stardust Posted by Vanessa on Oct 17, 2012

Enter Gilda, center stage WATCH THIS: Okay, quick - what's your reaction?  Yeah, I thought so.  Mine was pretty much this: O.O the first time I saw Gilda (1946).  What an entrance!  This is one of the most famous movie entrances of all time and for good reason;& read more

Summer Under the Stars: Gilda (1946)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Aug 8, 2012

**This is my contribution to the Summer Under the Stars blogathon hosted by ScribeHard on Film and Sittin’ on a Backyard Fence.  I’ll be participating several times over this month so I recommend bookmarking both sites to read all the coverage of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars. A new read more

The Style Essentials--Femme Fatale Rita Hayworth Puts the Blame in 1946's GILDA

GlamAmor Posted by on Aug 1, 2011

There are some movies that are so sexy and sizzle no matter how often you see them, and Charles Vidor's 1946 classic Gilda is definitely one. Film noir is already a favorite genre of mine, but the characters in Gilda are so taut with tension and visuals so rich that there's something exceptiona read more

Gilding the Gilda

Movie Star Makeover Posted by Kay Noske on Jul 13, 2011

According to Rose Marie Reid: An Extraordinary Life Story (by her daughter Carol Reid Burr and Roger K. Petersen), this plucky designer got her start in the early 1930’s when a swimsuit she crafted for her husband made quite a splash. When he, a competitive swimmer,  complained about  the awful read more

Gilda(1946) Bewitchy!

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Apr 25, 2010

Gilda(1946). Director: Charles Vidor. Cast:Glenn Ford and Rita Hayworth in her signature role as a femme fatale. The film was noted for cinematographer Rudolph Mate's lush photography, costume designer Jean Louis' wardrobe for Hayworth, and choreographer Jack Coles staging of "Put the Blame on Mame read more

Gilda de Abreu: inigualável

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Nov 30, -0001

Gilda de Abreu: inigualável Quando procuramos pelo nome de Gilda de Abreu no site da Cinemateca Brasileira, não encontramos nenhum resultado. Zero. E isso é vergonhoso. Ela pode ter dirigido apenas três longa-metragens, mas ela foi muito mais que a pioneira do cinema que merece ser celebrada read more