The Rita Hayworth Quiz answers

1) Where was Rita Hayworth born?

            Madrid, Spain
            Los Angeles, California
            New York City, New York
            Agua Caliente, Mexico

2) When was Rita born?

            November 22, 1923
            May 1, 1922
            April 14, 1916
            October 17, 1918

3) How many brothers and sisters did Rita have?

            1 brother, 1 sister
            2 brothers, 0 sisters [Vernon, Eduardo Jr.]
            3 brothers, 1 sister
            0 brothers, 2 sisters

4) What was her first Technicolor film?

            Blood and Sand
            Dante's Inferno
            Only Angels Have Wings
            Cover Girl

5) Who co-starred with Rita in 5 movies?

            Gene Kelly [Cover Girl]
            Fred Astaire [You'll Never Get Rich, You Were Never Lovelier]
            Glenn Ford [The Lady In Question, Gilda, The Loves of Carmen, Affair In Trinidad, The Money Trap]
            Larry Parks [Down to Earth]

6) What was Rita's only movie released in 1945?

            Cover Girl [1944]
            Tonight and Every Night
            Gilda [1946]
            You Were Never Lovelier [1942]

7) How Many children did Rita have?

            2 [Daughters, Rebecca Welles and Princess Yasmin Aga Khan]

8) In what year did Rita make her last film?

            1972 [The Wrath of God]

9) Which studio did Rita mainly work for during her top years in Hollywood?

            Columbia [1937-1957]
            Twentieth Century-Fox

10) Who was Rita's favorite photographer?

            Irving Lippman
            A.L. "Whitey" Schafer
            George Hurrell
            Robert Coburn

11) What was Rita's first movie after her divorce from Prince Aly Khan?

            Affair In Trinidad [1952]
            Fire Down Below
            The Loves of Carmen

12) For what movie did Rita go blonde?

            You'll Never Get Rich
            Down to Earth
            The Lady from Shanghai
            Miss Sadie Thompson

13) Which Rita co-star did she come close to marrying?

            Tyrone Power
            Victor Mature
            Glenn Ford
            Gene Kelly

14) In what movie was Rita first billed as "Rita Hayworth"?

            Criminals of the Air [1937]
            You'll Never Get Rich
            Dante's Inferno
            Girls Can Play

15) What was one of the two Rita movies she claimed as her favorite?

            Cover Girl
            You Were Never Lovelier
            The Lady from Shanghai

16) According to the song "Vogue" (by Madonna) what did Rita Hayworth do?

            appear "on the cover of a magazine" ["Marlon Brando, Jimmy Dean-on the cover of a magazine"]
            "dance on air" ["Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers-dance on air"]
            give "good face" ["Rita Hayworth-gave good face"]
            be the "picture of a beauty queen" ["Grace Kelly, Harlow Jean-picture of a beauty queen"]

17) Rita's Hollywood title was, of course:

            "The Sweater Girl" [Lana Turner]
            "The Pin-Up Queen" [Betty Grable]
            "The Love Goddess"
            "The Oomph Girl" [Ann Sheridan]

18) In how many movies did Rita star opposite Fred Astaire?

            2 [You'll Never Get Rich, You Were Never Lovelier]

19) Who played Rita in the 1983 TV movie about her?

            Demi Moore
            Kirstie Alley
            her daughter, Yasmin
            Lynda Carter [She played her in the movie, Rita Hayworth, The Love Goddess]

20) In what year did Rita make the most movies?

            1941 [4]
            1937 [8]
            1936 [3]
            1940 [4]

BONUS: How many movies did Rita make billed as "Rita Cansino"?

            10 [4 in 1935, 3 in 1936 and 3 in 1937]

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