The world's princes have been finding their princesses in America for nearly 100 years. From Washington to Florida via Hollywood who are America's princesses?
Adapting Stephen King's Rita Hayworth And Shawshank Redemption: A History Of Frank Darabont’s 1994 Antidote To Cynicism
When any individual finds success, it’s always wonderful to see them turn around and work to try and help others in their field, and while Stephen King has made all kinds of support and outreach efforts to other creatives over the course of his career, one of the earliest moves he made in that regard was establishing what is referred to as the Dollar Baby Program. In the late 1970s, he was regularly getting requests from student filmmakers hoping to get permission to adapt his short stories, and while his lawyers saw it as a potential legal quagmire, the author created a policy that would allow select works be available for the price of $1 under three conditions: 1) King would retain all rights to the original story; 2) the resulting movie wouldn’t be exhibited commercially without permission; and 3) a copy of the finished work would be sent to him to watch.
The news sent photogs rushing to the Santa Monica Courthouse on Sept. 7, 1943. “I’m going to marry Orson Welles!,” Rita Hayworth had announced that morning on the set of the musical Cover Girl, in which she was starring with Gene Kelly. Sneaking away during her lunch hour, Hayworth, 24, first stood in line with Welles, 28, to apply for a marriage license and then they were married by Superior Court Judge Orlando Rhodes. “Both were visibly nervous in the marriage license bureau,” the United Press reported. “After filling out the application they started to leave, and Welles went back sheepishly...
The most appreciated feminine and artistic Hollywood star of the Forties, the "Gilda" woman, or "Deesse de l'amour" how she was nominated, Rita Hayworth ( Margarita Carmen Cansino) had a troubled, difficult personal life, contrasting to how much she shined on screen.
Glenn Ford’s son came forward and said that his father and ’40s star Rita Hayworth had a decades-long love affair. They never got married because they were always one of them was always married to someone else! Glenn and Rita appeared in several films together including Gilda and The Lady In Question.
Glenn Ford reportedly fell head over heels for "Hollywood’s love goddess." The actor first starred alongside Rita Hayworth in 1940’s "The Lady In Question." They appeared in several other films, including 1946’s "Gilda," which made Hayworth an iconic movie star. However, Ford’s son claimed that the co-stars had a decades-long love affair.
They had met, by chance, before either was famous. But when Glenn Ford and Rita Hayworth were cast as two trouble-causing lovers in 1946’s Gilda, they fell in love and began a relationship that was more enduring than the passionate one they shared on-screen. That sizzling film-noir earned Rita the...