Cinema: The New Pictures, Mar. 24, 1941

That Night in Rio (20th Century-Fox) provides a parallelogram in inter-American relations. A U. S. nightclub entertainer (Don Ameche) is romancing a Brazilian cutie (Carmen Miranda) who performs in the same show. Patrons of the nightclub are Baron Duarte (also Don Ameche) a rich Brazilian broker and his pretty, plumpish wife (Alice Faye). When their quadrangular paths intersect, the foursome gets its identities tangled, temporarily crosses its affections. The complications, jealousies and comedy which accompany this Technicolored treatise on Pan-American flirtation are highly significant diplomatically. That Night in Rio is the first rose tossed by Hollywood in its current attempt to...

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