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Gilda (1946)

Not Rated | | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance | 15 March 1946 (USA)
A small-time gambler hired to work in a Buenos Aires casino learns that his ex-lover is married to his employer.

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Johnny Farrell / Narrator
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Det. Maurice Obregon
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Casey
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Capt. Delgado
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Gabe Evans (as Robert Scott)
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German Cartel Member
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Thomas Langford (as Don Douglas)
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Storyline

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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I was true to one man once... and look what happened! See more »


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15 March 1946 (USA)  »

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Seytanin kizi Gilda  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The movie's poster was as #6 of "The 25 Best Movie Posters Ever" by Premiere. See more »

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The New York Blizzard happened in 1888, not 1886 as Gilda sings. 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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Soundtracks

Amado Mio
by Allan Roberts and Doris Fisher
Performed 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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