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Daisy Kenyon (1947)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 25 December 1947 (USA)
Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him, if he ever divorces his wife Lucille. She meets returning veteran Peter, a decent ... See full summary »

Director:

Otto Preminger

Writers:

David Hertz (screenplay), Elizabeth Janeway (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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
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Storyline

Commercial artist Daisy Kenyon is involved with married lawyer Dan O'Mara, and hopes someday to marry him, if he ever divorces his wife Lucille. She meets returning veteran Peter, a decent and caring man, whom she does not love, but who offers her love and a more hopeful relationship. She marries him... just as Dan gets a divorce. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amante immortale See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Otto Preminger told an interviewer in the 1970s that he had no memory of this film. See more »

Goofs

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!
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A love triangle that keeps you hoping the best man will win.
29 September 2003 | by Greg CoutureSee all my reviews

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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