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The Loves of Carmen (1948)

A beautiful but amoral gypsy girl entices a young dragoon to betray his honor and get cashiered from the service, and for her sake he soon turns to a life of crime.

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Following the plot of the opera, "Carmen," this story follows the wild gypsy's adventures as a siren and bandit. Carmen lures an innocent soldier to his ruin, getting him expelled from the army. He then turns to banditry, killing Carmen's husband and others. All this makes for an unhappy ending with the innocent repenting his sins and dying for them. Written by Ed Lorusso

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A story of beauty and savagery...love and hate...splendor and shame...


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23 August 1948 (USA)  »

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Liebesnächte in Sevilla  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Rita Hayworth's father, Eduardo Cansino, worked as a choreographer on the film. See more »

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Inside the Lilas Partia's, when Pablo squeezes Carmen's skirt pocket to check if she has more hidden money, her right arm is hanging. Next shot her right arm is folded. See more »

Quotes

Carmen García: [She is trying to convince Don Jose to let her escape] I run very fast. You should see me run. I have very good legs.
[She pulls up her skirt to expose her legs]
Carmen García: See what good legs I have, little soldier, for running.
[the men all gawk at her. She pushes Don Jose into the other soldiers and escapes from them]
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Version of Carmen (1918) See more »

Soundtracks

The Love of a Gypsy (Amor di Gitano)
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Written by Morris Stoloff and Fred Karger
Performed by Rita Hayworth (dubbed by Anita Ellis
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STOP blaming Glenn ford
18 December 2016 | by See all my reviews

will people stop saying Glenn ford was stiff and not good in loves of Carmen. he was excellent maybe people kept seeing him in detective clothes or cowboy outfits. he rendered his role with awesome facility and when he wasn't saying dialogue you could feel the tension just by the expression in his eyes. Rita Hayworth is for me the most beautiful of all Hollywood actresses and the role of Carmen fitted her like a glove. a good movie...a little fake scenery that we could spot but fell greatly to my expectations, but please don't be so hard on Glenn ford...he did a good job and his teaming with miss Hayworth will never tarnish.


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