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]
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.
[wildly cheering crowd on the political convention floor]
Katrin Holstrom: What are they yelling about?
Joseph Clancy: These days they yell for anything.
Katrin Holstrom: Anything?
Joseph Clancy: Sure, they'll scream if you yell "Fish for sale!"
Katrin Holstrom: Aw, no.
Joseph Clancy: [Stands up and yells] Fish for sale!
[the crowds roars]
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 5, 1948 with Loretta Young and Joseph Cotten reprising their film roles.
In The Farmer's Daughter, Katrin Holstrom (Loretta Young) reads the story of the townsfolk who place their beloved doctor's office shingle as a monument on his tomb: "Dr. Sorensen: Upstairs". Essentially the same scene occurs in Dreaming Out Loud where Lum and Abner place the "Dr. Walter Barnes: Office Upstairs" shingle on the good doctor's tomb.
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