Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

DVD - 2017
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The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, the polyamorous relationship between his wife and his mistress, the creation of his beloved comic book character Wonder Woman, and the controversy the comic generated.
"A sly and thoroughly charming Trojan horse of a movie, "Professor Marston" tells the story of the man who created Wonder Woman and the women who inspired him, both in and out of bed."--New York Times.
"It's a lively and absorbing picture - intelligently sexy, tastefully salacious but serious enough to stick."--Chicago Tribune.
"Professor Marston and the Wonder Women" is a story of courage and sacrifice, as well as a moving love story that's really three love stories in one."--San Francisco Chronicle.
Publisher: Culver City, Ca. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Branch Call Number: DVD Professo
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 108 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.


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Apr 12, 2018

Interesting back story about the comic Wonder Woman, that I’ve never read, and the people involved in it’s creation. Certainly an interesting life style at the time for two women and Professor Marston's choice of a blended family. Dr. William Moulton Marston (Luke Evans) and his wife Elizabeth Marston (Rebecca Hall) invented the polygraph. Who knew? I did think it was odd that the characters never got older, just different hairstyles. Whatever.
I’ve seen Rebecca Hall in several films and think she is very talented.

Feb 16, 2018

I have to admit upfront, I have no idea why someone thought this story had to be told as a movie. My guess is that the success of the recent WW movie got the concept for this movie sold. Actors are good but the whole thing comes off as wannabe hip. A "meh" overall.


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