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Daisy Kenyon stars Joan Crawford as the eponymous heroine, a Manhattan commercial artist. Daisy is torn between two men: a handsome, married attorney (Dana Andrews) and an unmarried Henry Fonda. Deciding to do the "right thing", Daisy marries Fonda, but carries a torch for the dashing Andrews. When the lawyer divorces his wife, he calls upon Daisy and tries to win her back. She is very nearly won over, but her husband isn't about to give up so easily. Both men argue over Daisy, who is so distraught by the experience that she nearly has a fatal automobile accident. In the end, Daisy realizes that she truly loves Fonda, and gives Andrews his walking papers. Daisy Kenyon is given a contemporary slant with a subplot about child abuse (in a Joan Crawford film!); and, in one scene set at New York's Stork Club, several celebrities (Walter Winchell, Leonard Lyons, John Garfield) make unbilled cameo appearances. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Joan Crawford
as Daisy Kenyon
Art Baker
as Lucille's Lawyer
Dana Andrews
as Dan O'Mara
Henry Fonda
as Peter Lapham
Griff Barnett
as Thompson
Ruth Warrick
as Lucille O'Mara
John Davidson
as Mervyn
Peggy Ann Garner
as Rosamund O'Mara
Victoria Horne
as Marsha
Charles Meredith
as Judge
Roy Roberts
as Dan's Attorney
Tito Vuolo
as Dino
Walter Winchell
as Himself, in Stork Club
Jimmy Ames
as Cab Driver
Don Avalier
as Hotel Captain
John Garfield
as Man at bar in Stork Club
Mauritz Hugo
as Mr. Ames
Norman Leavitt
as Cab Driver
George E. Stone
as Waiter
Ann Staunton
as Secretary
Marion Marshall
as Telephone Operator
Monya Andre
as Mrs. Ames
Fernando Lamas

Crew

Otto Preminger
Director
Otto Preminger
Producer
Leon Shamroy
Cinematographer
David Raksin
Composer (Music Score)
Alfred Newman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Lyle Wheeler
Art Director
George W. Davis
Art Director
Walter Scott
Set Designer
Charles LeMaire
Costume Designer
Fred Sersen
Special Effects
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