"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."

--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Girl of the Day - Rita Hayworth

A couple of days ago when I did Fred Astaire's birthday, I featured a dance with Astaire and Rita Hayworth.  Her dancing, which I had never really known before (because I always focused on the Ginger Rogers-Astaire classic 1930s movies), knocked me out.   So I thought I'd better bring her back for an encore:

I mean it.... wow!   She is all of that, and then some.

And, of course, there's this:

1 comment:

  1. Welcome to what Rita Hayworth fans have known for years. Fred has said, despite only 2 films together, that his favorite dancing partner was Rita.

    I don't know what you previously posted about Rita, but here's a couple more gems:

    Skill & Fun - "Shorty George"

    Skill & Beauty - "I'm Old Fashioned" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYXHeP9PydQ