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Title Daisy Kenyon [videorecording] / [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay by David Hertz ; screenplay by David Hertz ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger.

Imprint Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]

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Description 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Series Fox film noir ; 23
Fox film noir ; 23.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual layer, NTSC.
Language English dialogue; subtitles in English for the deaf and hard-of-hearing; Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews, Henry Fonda, Ruth Warrick, Martha Stewart, Peggy Ann Garner, Connie Marshall, Nicholas Joy, Art Baker.
Note Based on the novel by Elizabeth Janeway.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Daisy Kenyon is a lovelorn commercial artist caught in a romantic triangle with two men-- one she loves but cannot have and one whose love she cannot return. While in an emotionally draining love affair with married attorney Dan O'Mara, who refuses to leave his wife, she meets returning Army sergeant Peter Lapham-- a decent and gentle man who instantly falls in love with her. Although she carries a torch for Dan, she knows Peter will give her the secure life she desires and agrees to marry him. But when Dan divorces his wife, Daisy is suddenly torn between her obligations and her passions.
Note Special features: Audio commentary by film noir historian Foster Hirsch; "From journeyman to artist: Otto Preminger at Twentieth Century Fox" documentary; "Life in the shadows: the making of 'Daisy Kenyon'" featurette; interactive pressbook; still galleries; original theatrical trailer.
Subject Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Love -- Drama.
Janeway, Elizabeth -- Film adaptations.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Film noir.
Melodrama.
Film noir.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Film noir -- Feature.
Melodrama -- Feature.
Adaptation -- Feature.
Added Author Hertz, David, -1948, screenwriter.
Preminger, Otto, director, producer.
Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977.
Andrews, Dana, 1909-1992.
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982.
Warrick, Ruth.
Stewart, Martha, 1922-2012.
Garner, Peggy Ann.
Marshall, Connie, 1938-
Joy, Nicholas, -1964.
Baker, Art, 1898-1966.
Janeway, Elizabeth. Daisy Kenyon.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
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Music No. 2244664 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

 
    
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