My Foolish Heart

My Foolish Heart

Director: Mark Robson Cast: Dana Andrews, Susan Hayward, Kent Smith

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Overview

My Foolish Heart

Producer Samuel Goldwyn dishes up sentiment by the bowlful with My Foolish Heart. Susan Hayward is (somewhat unconvincingly) cast as a wide-eyed girl from Idaho who meets bon vivant Dana Andrews at a Manhattan party. Their brief affair results in a pregnancy, but since Andrews has been killed in the war, Hayward marries a man she doesn't love to give her child a name. The experience turns the girl into an embittered alcoholic, but she sees the light before she can cause grief for her baby. Based on a story by J. D. Salinger (the only one of this reclusive author's stories ever translated to film), My Foolish Heart strains credulity to the breaking point, but was popular enough to yield a hit title song, which is still a standard on "easy listening" FM radio stations.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/09/2016
UPC: 0888574378684
Original Release: 1949
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:38:00
Sales rank: 17,830

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dana Andrews Walt Dreiser
Susan Hayward Eloise Winters
Kent Smith Lew Wengler
Lois Wheeler Mary Jane
Jesse Royce Landis Martha Winters
Robert Keith Henry Winters
Karin [Katharine] Booth Miriam Ball
Todd Karns Her Escort
Phillip Pine Sgt. Lucey
Martha Mears Nightclub Singer
Edna Holland Dean Whiting
Jerry Paris Usher
Marietta Canty Grace
Barbara Woodell Red Cross receptionist
Regina Wallace Mrs. Crandall
Sam Ash Spectator
Phyllis Coates Girl on Phone
Marcel dela Brosse Waiter
Tom Gibson Actor
Kerry O'Day Actor
Edward Peil Conductor
Billy Lord Actor
Gigi Perreau Ramona

Technical Credits
Mark Robson Director
Richard Day Art Director
Julius J. Epstein Screenwriter
Philip G. Epstein Screenwriter
John P. Fulton Special Effects
Lee Garmes Cinematographer
Samuel Goldwyn Producer
Edith Head Costumes/Costume Designer
Julia Heron Set Decoration/Design
Fred Lau Sound/Sound Designer
Dan Mandell Editor
Emil Newman Musical Direction/Supervision
Blague Stephanoff Makeup
Mary Wills Costumes/Costume Designer
Victor Young Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- My Foolish Heart
1. Chapter 1 [9:04]
2. Chapter 2 [9:59]
3. Chapter 3 [7:38]
4. Chapter 4 [8:21]
5. Chapter 5 [7:06]
6. Chapter 6 [7:45]
7. Chapter 7 [9:25]
8. Chapter 8 [8:25]
9. Chapter 9 [9:43]
10. Chapter 10 [8:09]
11. Chapter 11 [7:56]
12. Chapter 12 [4:14]
13. Chapter 13 [:41]

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