Rita's Golden Movies*

The following are my pages for some of Rita's movies. They include plot summaries, photos and more!

Rita, in Tonight and Every Night

Dante's Inferno (1935)
Rita makes her feature film debut

Under the Pampas Moon (1935)
Romance among the Argentine guachos

Charlie Chan in Egypt (1935)
Mystery set amidst the pyramids

Paddy O'Day (1936)
Rita's gets her first romantic role

Meet Nero Wolfe (1936)
Whodunit about a recluse detective

Rebellion (1936)
Young Rita in her seventh film

Old Louisiana (1937)
One of her "B" westerns

Hit the Saddle (1937)
Can Rita come between best friends?

Trouble in Texas (1937)
Double agent Rita saves the rodeo

Girls Can Play (1937)
Softball beauties set crowds cheering

The Shadow (1937)
A murderer terrorizes the circus

Who Killed Gail Preston? (1938)
It's "Murder in Swingtime!"

There's Always a Woman (1938)
A mad-cap detective escapade

Convicted (1938)
Rita must save her innocent brother

The Renegade Ranger (1938)
Rita takes the law into her own hands

The Lone Wolf Spy Hunt (1939)
Rita stirs up trouble for the Lone Wolf

Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
High-flying romantic drama

Music in My Heart (1940)
One of her first musicals

Blondie on a Budget (1940)
Rita the man-trap is at it again

Susan and God (1940)
High society plunges into a "movement"

The Lady in Question (1940)
A cute film- her first with Glenn Ford

Angels Over Broadway (1940)
One unforgettable New York night

The Strawberry Blonde (1941)
Rollicking turn-of-the-century good time

Affectionately Yours (1941)
Rita highlights this romantic farce

Blood and Sand (1941)
Bullfights, Spain and tempting Do˝a Sol

You'll Never Get Rich (1941)
A favorite of her's- with Fred Astaire

My Gal Sal (1942)
One of Fox's lively Technicolor musicals

Tales of Manhattan (1942)
All-star cast tells tales of a tailcoat

You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
Is Fred Astaire Rita's "secret admirer"?

Cover Girl (1944)
From Brooklyn to Broadway in one cover!

Tonight and Every Night (1945)
A glorious Techni-colorful musical

Gilda (1946)
"There never was a woman like Gilda!"

Down To Earth (1947)
Tune-filled Technicolor fantasy

The Lady from Shanghai (1948)
"Do all rich women play games like this?"

The Loves of Carmen (1948)
Rita's classic as the fiery Spanish gypsy

Champagne Safari (1952)
Rita's "lost" documentary film

Affair In Trinidad (1952)
"She's Back!" Rita's big "comeback" film

Salome (1953)
Biblical tale with a Hollywood twist

Miss Sadie Thompson (1953)
One of her greatest performances

Fire Down Below (1957)
Passion and betrayal ignite the tropics

Pal Joey (1957)
Sinatra and Hayworth, in her last musical

Separate Tables (1958)
Nominated for 7 Academy Awards

The Story On Page One (1960)
Rita's suspected of murder in this drama

The Rover (L'Avventuriero) (1967)
One of Rita's European-made final films

Additional Information:
A few unrealized film projects

***These are just some of Rita's films, that I've made special pages for, if you're looking for a
complete listing of the films in which she appeared, see filmography.***

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