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This edition: The Strange Love of Martha Ivers





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Episode Details

First aired: July 7, 2012.

(1946/U.S., 116 min., b&w, drama) Dir.: Lewis Milestone. Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Kirk Douglas, Lizabeth Scott. Searing film noir about a woman with a secret who runs an industrial town and is married to the town’s corrupt District Attorney. When her childhood lover makes an unexpected return visit after many years, the simmering tensions erupt to the surface with tragic results. Discussion guest: Robert Polito, The New School.

Guest List

Robert Polito Head of the Writing Program, The New School