The Farmer's Daughter (1947) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by H.C. Potter and produced by Dore Schary.
Academy Awards 1947 --- Ceremony Number 20 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actor||Charles Bickford||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Loretta Young||Won|
The Farmer's DaughterBy Amanda Garrett on Jan 3, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films
Today, I'm reviewing The Farmer's Daughter (1947) starring Loretta Young as a Swedish maid turned politician. This article is part of The Loretta Young Birthday Blogathon hosted by Cinema Dilettante, Now Voyaging, and The Young Sisters Appreciation Group. Loretta Young won her only Academy Awar... Read full article
The Farmer's Daughter (1947).By Dawn on Jul 27, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks
The Farmer's Daughter (1947). Cast: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, and Charles Bickford. Swedish farm girl Katrin Holstrom, leaves the safety of her family and heads for Capital City, where she dreams of becoming a nurse. While waiting for the bus, she is picked up by the not so nic... Read full article
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[crowd cheers wildly]
Agatha Morley: What do you want the public to believe, Mr. Finley?
Anders Finley: To believe in our type of 100% Americanism. Now, a 100% American is...
Agatha Morley: White?
Anders Finley: Right!
Agatha Morley: No foreign-born?
Anders Finley: Right!
Agatha Morley: The right kind of religion?
Anders Finley: Exactly right, Mrs. Morley.
Glenn Morley: She doesn't know anything about politics. How can she, I ask you, be expected to give of such things as the minimum wage bill, the full employment bill, the Missouri Valley, the Columbia Valley authorities amendments, the permanent MBPC, atomic bomb control, poll tax, national... , well a hundred other things.
Katrin Holstrom: Can you?
Glenn Morley: That's beside the point. I am already a congressman.
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The screen rights were initially bought by David O. Selznick. He intended to make it a vehicle for Ingrid Bergman. She declined the role, however. He tried to cast either Dorothy McGuire or Sonja Henie, but eventually sold the rights to RKO Radio Pictures.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 15, 1951 with Loretta Young and Joseph Cotten reprising their film roles.
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