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Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

Approved | | Drama, Music, Romance | 27 April 1966 (Italy)
A tomboy turned movie star deals with the cruelty of Hollywood.

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Raymond Swan
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The Dealer - Mrs. Clover
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Walter Baines
Katharine Bard ...
Melora Swan
Peter Helm ...
Milton Hopwood
Betty Harford ...
Gloria Clover Goslett
John Hale ...
Harry Goslett
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Cop on Pier
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Dolores
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Cynara
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Storyline

Daisy Clover is a 15 year old Tomboy who dreams of being a Hollywood star. After auditioning for producer Raymond Swan of Swan studios she becomes the toast of Hollywood. Daisy must then come to terms with her new found fame and the 1930's Hollywood star treatment. Written by Kelly

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Drama | Music | Romance

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27 April 1966 (Italy)  »

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Intimidades de una adolescente  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Natalie Wood developed a friendship with stage actress Ruth Gordon and insisted Gordon portray her mother in the film, much to the chagrin of the studio, which wanted a name actress in the role. See more »

Goofs

The film is basically one big anachronism, since it features 1960s fashions, hairstyles, and music in a story supposedly set in the 1930s. See more »

Quotes

Daisy Clover: [to her mother] Don't go, don't go, it's alright, nobody's ever going to come for you again.
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Soundtracks

You're Gonna Hear from Me
(uncredited)
Written by André Previn
Lyrics by Dory Previn
Performed by Natalie Wood (dubbed by Jackie Ward)
Played and sung often throughout the picture
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A could have been
24 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

INSIDE DAISY CLOVER is a could have been good movie. Good plot and story line, but the execution doesn't work. Part of the Natalie Wood collection, CLOVER is about a young slum type girl who wants to be a singer. She submits a record and before you can blink, a studio head wants to test her. Now that only happens in the "movies". Natalie Wood is much to old for the role, but she has many good scenes. Not one character in this movie is sane except for the Roddy McDowell character, but he has so little to do that one wonders what he's doing in the film at all. The movie is very slow paced, yet there seems to be chunks deleted which make the story hard to follow. The ending is very lame. Another strange factor to this strange movie is that the studio scenes are eerie. This is supposed to be the 30's when film making was at its peak, yet there is virtually no one at the studio. The streets and lots are barren of people and even the sound stage which should be full of hustle, bustle is void of people except for a couple of camera men. Also, as studio head, Chris Plummer is always around which is unreal in that he has other stars and VIP's to contend with. Even the studio offices are devoid of people. Very strange indeed. The film depicts the Daisy character of wanting to sing and be in movies, but when she gets the chance she does nothing but sulk and seem unhappy at her success!! Extraordinary. It's been noted that Natalie herself said that she wasn't right for the role and that Tuesday Weld should have played Daisy. Amen.


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