sometimes there's nothing to watch. photo by william gedney
Monday, October 25, 2010
some you win
orson welles and rita hayworth were married for five years, 1943–1948. when he directed the strange 'the lady from shanghai' he had her dye her gorgeous hair platinum so as to break the spell she usually cast.
the studio head detested the picture. he couldn't figure out what it was about and offered $1000 to anyone who could explain it to him. Even Welles could not explain the plot to him.