My Foolish Heart
My Foolish Heart (1949)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 25, 1949
DVD Release Date: March 23, 1999
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Dennis Schwartz
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Salinger was so dismayed at what Hollywood did to his story, that it was the first and last time that they got their hands on one of his stories.

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Emanuel Levy

Susan Hayward received the first of her five Oscar nominations fo this well-acted medlodrama (woman's picture), loosely based on J.D. Salinger's story.

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jay nixon
Sentimental wartime drama with Susan Hayward strong in the lead, she was Oscar nominated. Dana Andrews is fine as her love interest but the strongest supporting… More
John Ballantine
Just a tad bit too silly to be considered seriously. This is apparently a Salinger adaptation and Salinger was none too pleased with the result. I wouldn't… More