The New Pictures, Sep. 6, 1948

The Loves of Carmen (Columbia] gives red-haired Rita Hayworth a chance to play one of fiction's most durable hussies. To give Rita's millions of fans their money's worth, Columbia has spared nothing, not even the horses: the movie has splashy Technicolor, spicy love scenes, a talented cast, lavish sets, a stagecoach robbery, plain & fancy violence. It is only a well-dressed western with gypsy trimmings, but it is entertaining in an oldfashioned, simple-minded way.

With her doom plainly forecast in the first reel, Rita is allowed to flounce from bed to worse, leaving a...

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