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Daisy Kenyon (1947)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  25 December 1947 (USA)
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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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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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Drama | Romance

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25 December 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szeretet és a bün közöt  »

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(Western Electric Recording) (5.0) (L-R)

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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

[last lines]
Peter Lapham: That O'Mara put up a great fight.
Daisy Kenyon: What do you know about fighting?
Peter Lapham: When it comes to modern combat tactics, you're both babies compared to me.
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Good Crawford, but not don't expect another Mildred Pierce
27 August 2001 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

A lot of Joan Crawford titles are the actual characters she plays such as SADIE McKEE, LETTY LYNTON, MILDRED PIERCE, HARRIET CRAIG and this one. Made in 1947, two years after she won the Oscar for MILDRED and during a period where she was making some of her best films at Warners (she was loaned to Fox for this). However, this is one of the weaker ones during that time, but not a bad one. It's a typical, glossy soap opera with Joan in a love triangle with married lawyer (Andrews) & soldier (Fonda). It's rather predictable and drags towards the end, but Joan gives a good, solid performance. 2.5 out of 4.


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