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Being Rita Hayworth

labor, identity, and Hollywood stardom

by Adrienne L. McLean

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hayworth, Rita, 1918-1987.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [258]-266) and index.

      StatementAdrienne L. McLean.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2287.H38 M35 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 272 p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3678304M
      ISBN 100813533880, 0813533899
      LC Control Number2003018837

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RITA HAYWORTH () 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.

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But the uncanny resemblance between Jennifer and her late father doesn’t stop at just looks.Rita Hayworth (born Margarita Carmen Cansino; Octo – ) was an American dancer and film actress who achieved fame during the s as one of the era's top stars. Appearing first as Rita Cansino, she agreed to change her name to Rita Hayworth and her natural dark brown hair.