Ivy Overview:

Ivy (1947) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Sam Wood and produced by Sam Wood and William Cameron Menzies.

BlogHub Articles:

Sidney Poitier: For Love of Ivy, Lost Man, Brother John

By 4 Star Film Fan on Feb 10, 2022 From 4 Star Films

In honor of the inimitable Sidney Poitier, I spent some time revisiting a bevy of his finest films and also some underrated ones that were new to me. Because he was a prominent archetype for a black movie star, when he was often the only one, it’s fascinating to see the roles he chose at diffe... Read full article


The Holly and The Ivy (1952): More Than a Christmas Tune

By 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 25, 2019 From 4 Star Films

Growing up in a household indebted to British everything, you get accustomed to certain things. Numerous everyday knickknacks and antiques imported from The U.K. Muesli Cereal in the pantry with copious amounts of English Breakfast Tea. Beatrix Potter, P.G. Wodehouse, and Postman Pat become househol... Read full article


Christmas on Film: Holly and the Ivy (1952)

on Dec 13, 2017 From Comet Over Hollywood

Like most of us, I grew up on classic Christmas films?from White Christmas to The Bishop?s Wife to Christmas in Connecticut. And as I realized new-to-me pre-1968 Christmas movies were dwindling, I began scrounging for more. Surely there were still some left to discover! That?s how I stumbled upon ?T... Read full article


FAVOURITE MOVIES: The Holly and the Ivy (1952)

on Dec 21, 2016 From Caftan Woman

Wynyard Browne's play The Holly and the Ivy premiered in 1950 at the Duchess Theatre in London. It tells the story of the Gregory family and the Christmas that taught them lessons about life and each other. The play was filmed in 1952 by director George More O'Ferrall, a pioneering BBC drama produce... Read full article


FAVOURITE MOVIES: The Holly and the Ivy (1952)

By Caftan Woman on Dec 21, 2016 From Caftan Woman

Wynyard Browne's play The Holly and the Ivy premiered in 1950 at the Duchess Theatre in London. It tells the story of the Gregory family and the Christmas that taught them lessons about life and each other. The play was filmed in 1952 by director George More O'Ferrall, a pioneering BBC drama produc... Read full article


See all Ivy articles

Quotes from

Ivy Lexton: [about Jervis] I don't think I've been very fair to him you know.
Roger Gretorex: Fair? He's held you in his arms, people point you out as his wife. I think he's just about the luckiest man in England.
Ivy Lexton: Well that's sweet Roger, but we are rather forgetting that i'm married to him.


Miles Rushworth: I've always believed that the most despicable thing a man can do is make love to another man's wife.


Jervis Lexton: [as Ivy is poisoning him] All this stupid expense of doctors and nonsense, you must hate me for it.
Ivy Lexton: No, I don't hate you. I sometimes wish I weren't so fond of you.


read more quotes from Ivy...

Facts about

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 13, 1952 with Joan Fontaine again reprising her film role.
"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 11, 1951 with Joan Fontaine reprising her film role performing with Charles Drake and Ken Christy.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 19, 1948 with Joan Fontaine and Patric Knowles reprising their film roles.
read more facts about Ivy...
Share this page:
Visit the Classic Movie Hub Blog CMH
Also directed by Sam Wood




More about Sam Wood >>
Also produced by Sam Wood




More about Sam Wood >>
Related Lists
Create a list


See All Related Lists >>
Also released in 1947




See All 1947 films >>
More "Femme Fatale" films



See All "Femme Fatale" films >>