A well-to-do girl runs away with a lower class individual but is brought home only to become involved in murder. Years pass and the girl builds a large business empire thanks to an inheritance. Loads of drama ensues and things get even more complicated as time goes on.
Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, and Lizabeth Scott.
Also features Kirk Douglas making his film debut.
- Directed by Lewis Milestone.
- Screenplay written by Robert Rossen.
- Original story by Jack Patrick.
Upon its release, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers was copyrighted by Hal Wallis Productions, Inc., March 7, 1946. However, 28 years later when the copyright came up for renewal, the owner/holder failed to do so. The Catalog of Copyright Entries issued by the US Copyright Office in 1974 shows no listing for this movie which further strengthens its public domain status.
Additionally, both Archive.org and Wikipedia have listings for this movie and describe it as currently being in the public domain.