Production Year: : On a rainy night in 1928 in a Pennsylvania factory town called Iverstown, thirteen-year-old Martha Ivers tries to run away from the guardianship of her wealthy, despicable aunt, Mrs. Ivers, with her friend, the street-smart, poor Sam Masterson. She is caught and brought home, where Martha’s tutor, Walter O’Neil Sr., presents his timid son, Walter Jr., as the one responsible for Martha’s recovery. Scolded by her aunt, Martha defiantly states her name is not Ivers, but Smith, her father’s name. During a power failure, Sam comes for her, but Martha’s aunt hears her calling to him from downstairs. While Sam slips out unnoticed, Mrs. Ivers starts beating Martha’s kitten with her cane. Martha wrestles the cane away and strikes her across the head, causing her to fall down the stairs, accidentally killing her.
When the power comes back on, Martha lies about the incident to Walter Sr. Even though Walter Jr. saw everything, he backs her up. The greedy Walter Sr. makes it clear to both Walter Jr. and Martha that he knows what happened but that as long as he and his son stand to benefit, he will play along. Sam leaves town…
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