Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth – Photos and Quotes

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“A girl is…well, a girl. It’s nice to be told you’re successful at it.” – Rita Hayworth Quote source: Rita Hayworth: A Photographic Retrospective by Caren Roberts-Frenzel.   Rita Hayworth, poolside at the Ambassador Hotel, in 1936. At the time this photo was taken, she had signed with Fox as Rita Cansino (her birth name being Margarita Carmen […]

Jayne Mansfield

Jayne Mansfield – Photos and Quotes

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“Mother always urged me to ‘amount to something,’ and my father had terrific drive. But their drive was nothing like mine…mine is a built-in drive to success. If you don’t have it, physically, it doesn’t matter. What counts is stick-to-itiveness, drive. It’s 20% talent…and 80% determination.” – Jayne Mansfield Source: Paul Denis (1957) Photographer: Peter […]

Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino – Photos and Quotes

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“Women are not in love with me but with the picture of me on the screen. I am merely the canvas on which women paint their dreams.” — Rudolph Valentino   “He’s too foreign looking. The girls would never like him.” — D.W. Griffith‘s early assessment of Valentino. Source: Emily W. Leider’s book, Dark Lover. […]