My Daughter Joy

My Daughter Joy is a 1950 British drama film directed by Gregory Ratoff and starring Edward G. Robinson, Peggy Cummins and Richard Greene.[2] The screenplay concerns a millionaire who spoils his only daughter, but has a strained relationship with his wife.

My Daughter Joy
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Directed byGregory Ratoff
Produced byGregory Ratoff
Written byRobert Thoeren
William Rose
Based onDavid Golder by Irène Némirovsky
StarringEdward G. Robinson
Peggy Cummins
Richard Greene
Music byRaymond Gallois-Montbrun
CinematographyGeorges Périnal
Edited byRaymond Poulton
Distributed byBritish Lion Films (UK)
Columbia Pictures (US)
Release date
  • 21 August 1950 (1950-08-21)
Running time
81 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Box office£106,399 (UK)[1]

The film is a loose adaptation of the 1929 novel David Golder by Irène Némirovsky, which had previously been made into in a 1931 French film of the same title. It was shot at Shepperton Studios and on location in Italy. The film's sets were designed by the art director Andrej Andrejew. It was released in the United States by Columbia Pictures.


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  1. ^ Vincent Porter, 'The Robert Clark Account', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol 20 No 4, 2000 p492
  2. ^ "BFI Film Database". Archived from the original on 4 October 2009. Retrieved 16 August 2010.

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