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Daisy Kenyon
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Writers:
David Hertz (screenplay)
Elizabeth Janeway (novel)
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Release Date:
25 December 1947 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him... See more » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Starts off well but becomes predictable See more (32 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Joan Crawford ... Daisy Kenyon

Dana Andrews ... Dan O'Mara

Henry Fonda ... Peter Lapham

Ruth Warrick ... Lucille O'Mara
Martha Stewart ... Mary Angelus
Peggy Ann Garner ... Rosamund O'Mara
Connie Marshall ... Marie O'Mara
Nicholas Joy ... Coverly
Art Baker ... Lucille's Attorney
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jimmy Ames ... Cab Driver (uncredited)
Monya Andre ... Mrs. Ames (uncredited)
Don Avalier ... Hotel Captain (uncredited)
Griff Barnett ... Will Thompson (uncredited)
John Butler ... First Cab Driver (uncredited)
Les Clark ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Robert Cole ... Stork Club Headwaiter (uncredited)
John Davidson ... Mervyn, O'Mara's Butler (uncredited)
Jay Eaton ... Stork Club Patron (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Man leaving Courtroom (uncredited)

John Garfield ... Himself - Cameo appearance (bar in Stork Club) (uncredited)
Victoria Horne ... Marsha, Dan's Secretary (uncredited)
Mauritz Hugo ... Mr. Ames (uncredited)
Robert Karnes ... Jack, Dan's Assistant Attorney (uncredited)

Norman Leavitt ... Fourth Cab Driver (uncredited)
Leonard Lyons ... Himself - in Stork Club (uncredited)

Mae Marsh ... Woman Leaving Apartment (uncredited)
Marion Marshall ... Law Office Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Charles Meredith ... Judge (uncredited)
Robert Neury ... Hotel Captain (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Bartender at Stork Club (uncredited)

Roy Roberts ... Quint - Dan's Attorney (uncredited)
Damon Runyon ... Himself - Cameo appearance (bar in Stork Club) (uncredited)
Jeffrey Sayre ... Stork Club Manager (uncredited)
Ann Staunton ... Secretary (uncredited)

George E. Stone ... Waiter (uncredited)
Tito Vuolo ... Dino (uncredited)
Walter Winchell ... Walter Winchell (uncredited)

Directed by
Otto Preminger 
 
Writing credits
David Hertz (screenplay)

Elizabeth Janeway (novel)

Produced by
Otto Preminger .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Raksin 
 
Cinematography by
Leon Shamroy (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Louis R. Loeffler  (as Louis Loeffler)
 
Art Direction by
George W. Davis  (as George Davis)
Lyle R. Wheeler  (as Lyle Wheeler)
 
Set Decoration by
Thomas Little 
Walter M. Scott 
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Eugene Grossman .... sound
Roger Heman Sr. .... sound (as Roger Heman)
 
Visual Effects by
Fred Sersen .... special photographic effects
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Le Maire .... wardrobe director
 
Editorial Department
Lyman Hallowell .... apprentice editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Alfred Newman .... musical director
Edward B. Powell .... orchestrator (as Edward Powell)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
99 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (Western Electric Recording) (5.0) (L-R)
Certification:
Finland:S | USA:Approved (certificate #12489)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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:
Continuity: When Daisy backs out of the garage, the passenger window is down. A few minutes later, she wrecks the car and the window is up (and cracked).See more »
Quotes:
Peter Lapham:I'm going to kiss you like nobody was ever kissed!See more »
Movie Connections:
References Mr. Lucky (1943)See more »

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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Starts off well but becomes predictable, 3 June 2006
Author: Wayne Malin (wwaayynnee51@hotmail.com) from United States

Commerical artist Daisy Kenyon (Joan Crawford) is in love with married Dan O'Mara (Dana Andrews). She wants him but realizes he'll never divorce his wife (Ruth Warrick). She instead marries a man she doesn't love (Henry Fonda) to break it off with Dan completely. But things don't turn out all that well...

This starts off as a very interesting Crawford movie. It's beautifully shot in a film noir style which gives an appropriate tone to the film. She plays a woman who wants to move ahead but can't because of her love for the wrong man. The direction is good, the dialogue sharp and the acting is great by Andrews (never more romantic) and Crawford (never stronger). But it falls apart completely at the halfway mark and turns into a dreary romantic triangle. The ending especially was SO predictable it had me rolling my eyes. Still this is worth seeing for the direction and acting alone. Also there's a strong subplot dealing with child abuse! So this is worth seeing. I give it a 7.

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