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Rita Hayworth Centennial • WHO KILLED GAIL PRESTON? • Monday 7/23 at 6:00

Mon, Jul 23, 2018

Rita Hayworth Centennial CelebrationRaritiesScreening on 35mmRepertory Series

Meet Nero Wolfe

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Double Feature with WHO KILLED GAIL PRESTON? (6:00)

(1936) dir Herbert Biberman w/Edward Arnold, Lionel Stander, Nana Bryant, Joan Perry, Victor Jory, Rita Hayworth as Rita Cansino [73 min; 35mm]
Born in Brooklyn to a Spanish immigrant father, Margarita Cansino grew up on the stage as a dancer on Broadway, before her father moved the family to Hollywood, and she began her film career.

In this, the first film featuring the famous detective Nero Wolfe, Rita (still credited as Cansino) appears as the client who puts the whole mystery in motion.

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