|Friends and Lovers 1931 N/R, 68 min.|
Director: Victor Schertzinger
Cast: Adolphe Menjou, Lili Damita, Laurence Olivier, Erich von Stroheim, Hugh Herbert, Blanche Friderici, Frederick Kerr, Vadim Uraneff, Jean Del Val, Yvonne D'Arcy, Kay Deslys, Lal Chand Mehra, Dorothea Wolbert
In this film (Laurence Olivier's American debut), Olivier plays British Lieutenant Nichols who competes with fellow officer Captain Roberts (Adolphe Menjou) for the attentions of the beautiful Alva Saugrito (Lili Damita who is married to the cruel Colonel Victor Sangrito.
|The Strange Love of Martha Ivers 1946 N/R, 117 min.|
Director: Lewis Milestone
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Kirk Douglas, Lizabeth Scott, Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman, Ann Doran, Frank Orth, James Flavin, Janis Wilson, Charles D. Brown, Tom Dillon, Kay Deslys, John Kellogg
Martha Ivers (Barbara Stanwyck) is a domineering wife living with her weak, alcoholic husband, Walter (Kirk Douglas). Both share a dark secret relating to the murder of Martha's aunt. When Sam Masters (Van Heflin) returns to town, the secret threatens to be exposed. Walter is the DA, and Sam asks him to step in on a case and release Antonia (Lizabeth Scott) who has been arrested for violating her probation. What does Sam know about the murder of Martha's aunt, and is he planning to blackmail Walter and Martha?
|1. Friends and Lovers (1931)|
2. The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946)
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