TV Fact #404 – December 1st, 2015:

The 1974 drama film “Martha”, made for German television, wasn’t shown for over 20 Years for legal reasons.

See, author Cornell Woolrich claimed that the film had a lot similarities to one of his novels. Rainer Werner Fassbinder replied, that he first read the story Wollrich referred to after filming was complete.

Nevetheless Woolrich got a writing-credit, and after his death, they were able to clear the rights with the first German screening of a restored edition being in November 1997.

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