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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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Storyline

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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2 April 1948 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Trivia

In the scene where Barbara Stanwyck, playing the new bride, was supposed to be carried across the threshold by her husband, she and director Robert Z. Leonard cooked up a practical joke and draped her body with heavy chains under the mink coat she wore, making it impossible for Van Heflin to pick her up. See more »

Quotes

Pauline 'Polly' Fulton Brett: I guess a polite marriage is a dead marriage, isn't it.
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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 Stanwyck's most disappointing pictures
21 June 2003 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

Glossy, slow-moving and inconsistent soap opera with heiress (Stanwyck) marrying college professor (Heflin), but they realize their true love for each other years later. Performances are good, except Heflin, who seems out of place. Also, the script is a mess, to say the least. *1/2 out of **** for this one.


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