The Films Of Rita Hayworth
A British theatrical troupe continues to perform during the London blitz, in "Tonight And Every Night" (1945), a sprightly, song-filled drama that features Rita Hayworth as an American singer who falls for an RAF pilot. With Leslie Brooks, Janet Blair; songs include the title tune, "The Boy I Left Behind," "Cry and You Cry Alone." Next, "Salome" (1953) is a revisionist retelling of the Biblical story, starring Hayworth as the princess who performs the seductive Dance of the Seven Veils in an effort to save the life of John the Baptist. With Judith Anderson, Stewart Granger, and Charles Laughton as Herod. And, Hayworth stars as a bawdy playgirl on a Pacific island after WWII whose encounters with a hypocritical minister (Jose Ferrer) lead to violence, in "Miss Sadie Thompson" (1953), a musical vers ion of a short story by Somerset Maugham. Songs include "The Heat Is On," "Hear No Evil, Seek No Evil," "Blue Pacific Blues." Five-disc set also includes "Cover Girl" and "Gilda." 8 1/3 hrs. total. Standard/Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; featurettes.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Score (Musical), Best Song ("Anywhere"), Best Song ("Sadie Thompson's Song (Blue Pacific..)")
- Curtis Bernhardt, William Dieterle, Victor Saville
- Black & White / Color
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Rita Hayworth, Jose Ferrer, Lee Bowman, Stewart Granger, Charles Laughton, Aldo Ray, Janet Blair, Marc Platt, Judith Anderson, Russell Collins, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Leslie Brooks, Diosa Costello, Professor Lamberti, Basil Sydney, Harry Bellaver, Wilton Graff, Maurice Schwartz, Dusty Anderson, Peggy Converse, Stephen Crane, Arnold Moss, Henry Slate, Alan Badel, Jim Bannon... More