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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 »
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(6 articles)
User Reviews:
A love triangle that keeps you hoping the best man will win. 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:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Finland:S | USA:Approved (certificate #12489)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:
Daisy Kenyon:It's a funny thing about being in love. Sometimes it's easier to tell when you are than when you aren't.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Made in U.S.A (1966)See more »

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27 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
A love triangle that keeps you hoping the best man will win., 29 September 2003
Author: Greg Couture from Portland, Oregon

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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