A captivating pose with Rita Hayworth at the height of her career, cavorting as the Greek Goddess Terpsichore in Columbia Pictures' 1947 musical and dance extravaganza Down To Earth, 1947. With Ned Scott's portraits such as this one in mind, Winthrop Seargent, Life Magazine senior correspondent , coined the term Love Goddess in a 1947 article which forever linked Rta Hayworth with the ideal of classic feminine beauty. This moniker stayed with Rita throughout her life. More images of Rita may be seen here.
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