The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers is a 1946 American film noir drama directed by Lewis Milestone from a screenplay written by Robert Rossen. Produced by Hal B. Wallis, the film stars Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott and features Kirk Douglas in his film debut.

Here are some interesting tidbits about the film (Source:Wikipedia)

  1. This film marked Kirk Douglas’ screen debut.
  2. Future film director and producer Blake Edwards had an uncredited bit part as a sailor who hitches a ride with Sam
  3. The film’s ad campaign consisted only of teasers before its release: Newspapers ran ads reading, “Whisper her name!”, while radio spots had a woman repeatedly whispering, “Martha Ivers”.

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