Secrets of the past haunt a young bride

May 16, 2019

Friday 8pm - THE STRANGE LOVE OF MARTHA IVERS (1946) Drama starring Barbara Stanwyck, Kirk Douglas and Van Heflin. A man is reunited with his childhood friend and her husband, who believe he knows the truth about the death of her rich aunt years earlier.

 

Young Martha (Barbara Stanwyck) inadvertently causes the death of her cruel, authoritarian aunt. Martha lies to the cops, and Walter (Kirk Douglas), who saw the crime, corroborates the girl's story. Eventually, they wed out of convenience; the meek Walter is genuinely in love, and Martha thinks that her secret is safe since she has married the one witness to her aunt's death. However, when her childhood pal, Sam (Van Heflin), shows up, Martha knows her dark past may not stay a secret for long.  

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