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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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Rita Hayworth's father, Eduardo Cansino, worked as a choreographer on the film. See more »

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After Don Jose helps Carmen down from the wall, several oranges fall near her feet. The next shot shows him grabbing the oranges scattered a little way from her feet. See more »

Quotes

Don José Lizarabengoa: [Accuses Carmen of having an affair] It's Lucas the matador now, is that it?
Carmen García: What difference does it make?
Don José Lizarabengoa: Answer me!
Carmen García: Yes! Yes! Now are you satisfied? And why not? I like to laugh once in a while. And what've I had with you? Nothing but tears and preaching and long faces. I can't live penned up in a cage. I won't! I'm sick of it. Can't you understand? I'm sick of you! Now get away and leave me alone!
Don José Lizarabengoa: [He clutches her] Carmen, don't leave me. Don't leave me, I love you so much.
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Version of Carmen (1926) 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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