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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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Peter Lapham
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Lucille O'Mara
Martha Stewart ...
Mary Angelus
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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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(Western Electric Recording) (5.0) (L-R)

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1.37 : 1
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Joan Crawford's contract stipulated that the set be kept at temperatures that Henry Fonda and Dana Andrews found too cold, so Crawford bought both of them long underwear. See more »

Goofs

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

Dan O'Mara: Have a good life, baby. You deserve it.
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References The Woman in the Window (1944) See more »

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back street is over
17 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

This is a love triangle but it's not the melodrama of the thirties where the abandoned woman had to die alone ("Back Street") or to become a businesswoman ("Imitation of life" ) or to do both ("Only yesterday").Now the mistress has a good job and she does not want to renege on love.that said,the story is derivative and it is too bad that the Andrews/daughter relationship should only be skimmed over ,and that the part of his wife should be so underwritten.The three leads ,Joan Crawford,Henry Fonda and the always reliable Dana Andrews make the film ,if not a winner, at least something watchable. It is not to be ranked among the great Preminger's works though.


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