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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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Lucille O'Mara
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Rosamund O'Mara
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Marie O'Mara
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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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A szeretet és a bün közöt  »

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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

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: I'm going to kiss you like nobody was ever kissed!
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References The Woman in the Window (1944) See more »

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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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