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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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Entre el amor y el pecado  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 5, 1948 with Dana Andrews reprising his film role. 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 »

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Dan O'Mara: Anything logical makes me want to fight for some reason.
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Referenced in Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker (1991) See more »

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Romantic triangle
29 September 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the most enjoyable of the genre. Joan Crawford as Daisy is at the peak of her '40s films. Henry Fonda in a quirky romantic role, a returned service man with a few issues to get through. Dana Andrews as the cad, never better. In fact of the 3 leads, his is the most interesting interpretation - of a brilliant man who is unable to keep his family man and Romeo side affair balanced. When it topples, he is the one left in a heap of rubble. A most satisfying ladies matinee film (and I mean that as a recommendation.) I give it a 9/10.

Jane


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