Category Archives: Gossip

Woody Allen on “Love Me of Leave Me”

In 2005 Liz Smith interviewed Woody Allen, and got the following quote on the 1955 film, Love Me or Leave Me, starring Doris Day as Ruth Etting…. Allen warms up over time Buffalo News, Dec 21, 2005 | by Liz … Continue reading

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Who’s Dated Who?

Okay, this cracks me up! There’s a site called Who’s Dated Who, that details which celebrities have connected personally. It’s just a fun, fluffy, gossipy site. But I never expected to find Ruth Etting listed on it? I was searching … Continue reading

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Torch on IMDB

The Internet Movie Database is now listing Torch, the new movie about Ruth Etting’s life. According to IMDB, the film is set to be released in 2006 and star Al Pacino. No female star is currently listed. This post was imported … Continue reading

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Variety reports Paul Schrader to script Torch

According to Variety, Paul Schrader is set to write the script for Torch, and it’s going to be a drama about the relationship between Ruth Etting and Moe Snyder. Sounds interesting! Posted: Mon., Sep. 13, 2004, 9:00pm PT Scribe to light ‘Torch’ … Continue reading

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Army Archerd on possible new movie about Ruth Etting

Army Archerd has dropped a tidbit in Variety… Posted: Mon., Jun. 23, 2003, 8:37pm PT By ARMY ARCHERD “Coincidentally, Pacino was at Elaine’s with Marty Bregman with whom he’s talking three possible pic, one of ‘em, “Love Me or Leave Me.” Not … Continue reading

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Jennifer Lopez on Ruth Etting

Jennifer Lopez was recently quoted, while talking about her upcoming projects… “There’s an old movie called Love Me or Leave Me that I’ve been thinking of remaking. Ruth Etting and Marty the Gimp from Chicago. It’s a great story.” For … Continue reading

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Kate Winslet as Ruth Etting?

Rita Kempley, Washington Post Staff Writer, recently asked her readers “Who would you cast in your movies and why?” One the readers mentioned Ruth Etting, and an upcoming movie? London Callin’: Skinny gals — I think Kate Winslet’s looking pretty … Continue reading

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Angelina Jolie on The Ruth Etting Story

Stephen Schaefer recently interviewed Angelina Jolie, and she mentioned the planned remake of Love Me or Leave Me. “There’s something I love, a period piece. There’s a problem of who they want to cast. [It’s a remake of Love Me … Continue reading

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Jennifer Lopez and Robert De Niro to star in “Love Me or Leave Me”

Jennifer Lopez teams with tough guy Robert De Niro in this remake of the 1955 romantic-drama Love Me or Leave Me. The original film starred James Cagney and Doris Day and was based on the life of singer Ruth Etting. … Continue reading

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Variety reports on possible Ruth Etting movie

Posted: Thu., Oct. 19, 2000, 11:00pm PT By ADAM DAWTREY “Other projects in the works include the provisionally titled “Ruth Etting Project,” based on the true story of the Broadway chanteuse and her lifelong romance with her mobster manager. Judith … Continue reading

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