Particulars the unconventional lifetime of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the fashionable lie detector take a look at and created Surprise Girl in 1941. Marston was in a polyamorous relationship together with his spouse Elizabeth, a psychologist and inventor in her personal proper, and Olive Byrne, a former pupil who grew to become a tutorial. This relationship was key to the creation of Surprise Girl, as Elizabeth and Olive’s feminist beliefs have been ingrained within the character from her creation. Marston died of pores and skin most cancers in 1947, however Elizabeth and Olive remained a pair and raised their and Marston’s youngsters collectively. The movie is alleged to give attention to how Marston handled the controversy surrounding Surprise Girl’s creation.