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Daisy Kenyon (1947)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 25 December 1947 (USA)
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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Lucille O'Mara
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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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Joan Crawford later said about this film, "If Otto Preminger hadn't directed it, the picture would have been a mess. It came off. Sort of." See more »

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At the divorce trial, Dan still has the bad scrape on his forehead. Soon after, he's at the cape with Peter and Daisy and his forehead is all healed. See more »

Quotes

Peter Lapham: Daisy, do you know you've never told me you love me? Don't say it now. I like you for not saying it. Let it grow. Let it grow until loving me means loving the earth, and all that's sweet and green and mellow and exciting on the face of the earth and the face of the ocean.
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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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