You Were Never Lovelier
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The second and last of the Fred Astaire-Rita Hayworth vehicles, You Were Never Lovelier takes place in Argentina (courtesy of the Columbia Pictures art-direction department). Fred plays an American dancer whose fondness for betting on horse races has left him broke. Rita is the daughter of wealthy Argentinian nightclub owner Adolphe Menjou, who has vowed that his daughters will marry in the order of their ages-and since older sister Leslie Brooks is about to walk to the altar, Rita is next in line. To encourage his daughter to seek out an eligible husband, Menjou sends Rita unsigned love notes… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

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"Rita Hayworth proves to be a good partner for Fred Asatire in this enjoyable, Oscar-nominated musical, with good songs and numbers (Dearly Beloved by Jerome Kern)."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Hayworth is no Rogers, but she makes a lovely partner anyway."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"A good Astaire romantic musical after life with Ginger, with a beautiful 24-year-old Rita Hayworth as Ginger's replacement."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Good, but not quite great Astaire vehicle."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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