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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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Cafe Pacino on possible new movie

Cafe Pacino, an Al Pacino fan site, reported on the new movie… MOE SNYDER PROJECT (AKA RUTH ETTING STORY) (POSSIBLE NEW MOVIE) (6-18-00) (thanks Joan and Debra for posting this on the APML) A Variety article last week said an … Continue reading

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Variety mentions Ruth Etting Story

Posted: Sun., Jun. 19, 1994, 11:00pm PT By ARMY ARCHERD … And talking ancillaries, Al Pacino’s “Carlito’s Way,” which passed the $ 80 million box office mark worldwide, will go over $ 100 million with vidcassette sales, reports producer Martin Bregman. They … Continue reading

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