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B.F.'s Daughter (1948)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  2 April 1948 (USA)
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Wealthy Polly Fulton marries a progressive scholar whose attitudes toward capitalism and acquired wealth puts their marriage in jeopardy.

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Pauline 'Polly' Fulton Brett
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Thomas W. 'Tom' Brett
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Burton F. 'B.F.' Fulton
Richard Hart ...
Robert S. 'Bob' Tasmin III
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Martin Delwyn 'Marty' Ainsley
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'Apples' Sandler
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Gladys Fulton
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The Sailor
Barbara Laage ...
Eugenia Taris, Tom's dutch Girl
Thomas E. Breen ...
Maj. Isaac Riley, Pilot
Fred Nurney ...
Jan, Fulton's Butler
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Polly Fulton is the only daughter of rich industrialist B.F. Fulton. She is about to marry the man of her dreams, attorney Robert Tasmin, when she meets the intellectual Thomas Brett. They fall in love and soon they marry. Brett has always been opposed to the lavish lifestyle of the rich, and the anger he feels, when he realizes that he has through his marriage become one of the wealthy, is turned against his wife. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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From the Best-Selling Book !

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Drama | Romance

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2 April 1948 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 11, 1950 with Barbara Stanwyck reprising her film role. See more »

Quotes

Thomas W. 'Tom' Brett: It's always been my experience that spring is sort of flat-chested.
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Referenced in The Notorious Bettie Page (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

The Wedding March
(1843) (uncredited)
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Played as background music at Apple's and Bob's wedding
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One of Many Steller Performances
20 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Turner Movie Classics featured a Barbara Stanwyck "Festival" this week, and I'm in the process of viewing ten I recorded. I must say, the lady is truly remarkable, giving her all to every performance.

In the case of "B. F.'s Daughter," Stanwyck is fully involved, feeling and executing her role with complete mastery. Fortunately, she's surrounded by an excellent cast headed by Van Heflin and Charles Colburn. The script may be flawed, but you'd never know it from the commitment given by this talented cast.

Call it a "B" or "women's picture"--"B. F.'s Daughter" held my attention throughout, thanks to its cast and MGM production values.


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