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Daisy Kenyon (1947)

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Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him, if he ever divorces his wife Lucille. She meets returning veteran Peter, a decent ... See full summary »

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Dan O'Mara
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Peter Lapham
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Lucille O'Mara
Martha Stewart ...
Mary Angelus
Peggy Ann Garner ...
Rosamund O'Mara
Connie Marshall ...
Marie O'Mara
Nicholas Joy ...
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Art Baker ...
Lucille's Attorney
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Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him, if he ever divorces his wife Lucille. She meets returning veteran Peter, a decent and caring man, whom she does not love, but who offers her love and a more hopeful relationship. She marries him... just as Dan gets a divorce. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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25 December 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Entre el amor y el pecado  »

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Otto Preminger told an interviewer in the 1970s that he had no memory of this film. See more »

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Near the end of the movie, there are snow chains already on the wheels when Daisy leaves the cottage at the cape. No one had been to the cape since it had snowed. See more »

Quotes

Daisy Kenyon: It's a funny thing about being in love. Sometimes it's easier to tell when you are than when you aren't.
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A love triangle that keeps you hoping the best man will win.
29 September 2003 | by (Portland, Oregon) – See all my reviews

This one may seem quite turgid to a modern audience's sensibilities but, for its time, it was fairly strong stuff, with solid performances by its three leads, Crawford, Fonda and Andrews, under Otto Preminger's brisk direction. Dana, who never really achieved the recognition he deserved for the subtlety of his work, in an extremely difficult role, gives it all the shadings one could wish for. Nice production values and one of the talented David Raksin's best scores enhance a very watchable story with an outcome that isn't as predictable as it seems, come the final clinch.


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