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Bombshell on the Box – Rita alert!

December 22, 2009

GILDA (BBC2, Christmas Eve/Christmas Day, 2.10am)

Gorgeous, flame-haired bombshell Rita Hayworth’s most  famous role was as the femme fatale in this 1946 melodrama. The story’s not up to much; this movie is worth watching for one sequence alone: Rita’s sultry rendition of Put the Blame on Mame, complete with one of the sexiest stripteases (though all that comes off are the gloves!) in Hollywood history. Would-be bombshells watch how our Rita brushes – and tosses – her hair for maximum seductive effect…

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