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Inside Daisy Clover (1965)

A tomboy turned movie star deals with the cruelty of Hollywood.

Director:

Robert Mulligan

Writers:

Gavin Lambert (novel), Gavin Lambert (screenplay)
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Natalie Wood ... Daisy Clover
Christopher Plummer ... Raymond Swan
Robert Redford ... Wade Lewis / Lewis Wade
Ruth Gordon ... The Dealer - Mrs. Clover
Roddy McDowall ... Walter Baines
Katharine Bard Katharine Bard ... Melora Swan
Peter Helm ... Milton Hopwood
Betty Harford Betty Harford ... Gloria Clover Goslett
John Hale John Hale ... Harry Goslett
Harold Gould ... Cop on Pier
Ottola Nesmith ... Dolores
Edna Holland ... Cynara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Philip Dayton ... John
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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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Taglines:

A star at 15. A has-been at 17. Who says? See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1966 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Intimidades de una adolescente See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Most of Natalie Wood's singing voice was dubbed by vocalist Jackie Ward. However, Wood herself sings the intro to "You're Gonna Hear From Me" for the screen test version of the tune. 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: [as the cop drives away] SOME PEOPLE GOT NO SENSE OF HUMOR!
The Dealer - Mrs. Clover: Yeah!
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Soundtracks

Hooray for Hollywood
(uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played on the phonograph
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A strange, but great film
31 March 2009 | by ga-bsiSee all my reviews

A decidedly odd film that is wonderfully script and filmed, with lovely performances from Natalie Wood, Robert Redford and Christopher Plummer (of course). Upon first viewing this film I thought it to be rather strange because it is very unlike most movies I have seen. It tells the story of the tomboyish Daisy Clover in such a truthful and sometimes upsetting manner that you have to adjust to it. It is also very unsettling and rather thrilling to see Christopher Plummer as a sort of villain or The Prince of Darkness as Robert Redford's character calls him. His manic wife is also brilliant, especially in the scene where she gives her drunken confession to Daisy about her affair with Robert Redford. But of course this film would not be half of what it is without the great and adventurous acting skills of Natalie Wood, who was able to be a convincing fifteen year old when she was in her late twenties. The end of the film is perfect, and shows that Daisy Clover is truly a free spirit. I highly recommend this film to all of those who loved Natalie Wood and such films as Bare Foot Contessa.


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