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Johnny Farrell is a gambling cheat who turns straight to work for an unsettling casino owner Ballin Mundson. But things take a turn for Johnny as his alluring ex-lover appears as Mundson's wife, and Mundson's machinations begin to unravel.

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Johnny Farrell / Narrator
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Det. Maurice Obregon
Steven Geray ...
Uncle Pio
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Casey
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Capt. Delgado
Mark Roberts ...
Gabe Evans (as Robert Scott)
Ludwig Donath ...
German Cartel Member
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Thomas Langford (as Don Douglas)
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Just arrived in Argentina, small-time crooked gambler Johnny Farrell is saved from a gunman by sinister Ballin Mundson, who later makes Johnny his right-hand man. But their friendship based on mutual lack of scruples is strained when Mundson returns from a trip with a wife: the supremely desirable Gilda, whom Johnny once knew and learned to hate. The relationship of Johnny and Gilda, a battlefield of warring emotions, becomes even more bizarre after Mundson disappears... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Gilda gambles as recklessly as she lives! See more »


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15 March 1946 (USA)  »

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Seytanin kizi Gilda  »

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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

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When Farrell asks to cut the deck at the blackjack table, he is shown shuffling the deck. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Johnny Farrell: To me a dollar was a dollar in any language. It was my first night in the Argentine and I didn't know much about the local citizens, but I knew about American sailors, and I knew I better get out of there.
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Amado Mio
by Allan Roberts and Doris Fisher
Sung by Rita Hayworth (dubbed by Anita Ellis) (uncredited)
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Put the Blame on that Dress
25 August 2002 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

And to think there used to be movies without graphic sex scenes that still got the point across, and how. The sexual tension between Ford and Hayworth in this movie is enough to make you run for the cold showers.

Hayworth is gorgeous and so is Ford. They are so good together and in this movie they are positively great. When great screen lovers are mentioned, I've often wondered why Ford and Hayworth aren't among them.

This is one of my absolute favorites.


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