PROFILES – Rita Hayworth

PROFILES – Rita Hayworth

August 22, 2020 Alan Royle 4

RITA HAYWORTH (1918-87)                                Rita began life as a brunette named Margarita Cansino in Brooklyn, New York City at the end of World War One. In 1989, biographer Barbara Leaming claimed that Rita’s father sexually abused […]

MITZI & WHOOPI

MITZI & WHOOPI

March 31, 2020 Alan Royle 0

  MITZI GAYNOR (1931 – )  Mitzi Gaynor is a rarity in Hollywood, an extraordinary talent who was married to the same man for more than half a century and, as far as we are aware, remained in love and faithful to him throughout. Mitzi Gerber was born of Hungarian […]

The many loves of Rita Hayworth

August 7, 2017 Alan Royle 8

  RITA HAYWORTH (1918-87) As a teenager Margarita Cansino (Rita Hayworth) was sexually abused by her abominable father, a Latin dancer named Eduardo Cansino, who not only abused her himself, but rented her out to his cronies. When she confided this to her husband Orson Welles he was rightly appalled. […]

A few snippets from Frank Langella.

July 20, 2015 admin 2

  Oscar-nominated actor Frank Langella published his most entertaining biography titled, Dropped Names: Famous Men & Women as I Knew Them, in 2013. It is a scathing one that pulls few, if any, punches. Here are a few snippets from it, some of his observations down the decades, along with […]