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1959 film by George Cukor

Heller in Pink Tights

Release date 1959
Released61 years (approx) ago
Heller in Pink Tights
Heller in Pink Tights
Promotional photograph for the 1943 film Jane Eyre From left: Orson Welles, Margaret O'Brien, Joan Fontaine

About Heller in Pink Tights

Heller In Pink Tights is a 1960 Technicolor western film adapted from Louis L'Amour's novel, Heller with a Gun. It stars Sophia Loren and Anthony Quinn and was directed by George Cukor. The movie is noted for its lavishly ornate costumes by Edith Head and its impressive photography and use of Technicolor. Though not a commercial success, Heller In Pink Tights is thought by some film historians to be George Cukor's most lavishly visual film. Cukor had never been pleased with the "look" of most westerns and he hired George Hoyningen-Huene, a famous Russian-born fashion photographer and 1920s illustrator who was an expert at art and design. The final result is a unique film that looks like a cross between a Frederic Remington painting and a Toulouse-Lautrec rendering of music hall performers. Heller in Pink Tights co-stars Margaret O'Brien, Ramon Novarro and Eileen Heckart. It also marks Loren's lowest weight on film. The normally voluptuous and full-figured star lost almost twenty pounds at Cukor's request and donned a blonde wig.