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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.
William Marston's granddaughter Chrissie Marston publicly stated that her family "completely rejects any claims made in the film and in no way support this work of fiction".
A comic book, Bill?
William Moulton Marston: Well, it's perfect. I'm going to inject my ideas right into the thumping heart of America. I mean, I'll get a real artist to draw it properly.
Elizabeth Marston: She's an Amazon princess that lives on an island of all women?
William Moulton Marston: Paradise Island.
Elizabeth Marston: And a ...
William Moulton Marston was portrayed as a spy and in one brief scene reminisces about his military service and things he had seen. However, he received his commission as a 2nd LT on October 22, 1918 just 20 days before the end of World War I. He was stationed at Fort Oglethorpe GA, Camp Upton NY and Fort Lee VA before being discharged on May 19, 1919. Despite his portrayal in the movie, Marston never left the US and never saw the war first hand. Source: Harvard's Military Record in the Great War (1921).
$736,883 (North America) (15 October 2017)
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