The Memory of Eva Ryker
Based onThe Memory of Eva Ryker
1978 novel
by Donald Stanwood
Written byLaurence Heath
Directed byWalter Grauman
StarringNatalie Wood
Robert Foxworth
Ralph Bellamy
Roddy McDowall
Music byRichard LaSalle
Original languageEnglish
ProducerIrwin Allen
CinematographyJohn M. Nickolaus Jr.
EditorJohn A. Fegan Jr.
Running time144 minutes
Production companyIrwin Allen Productions
DistributorWarner Bros. Television
Original networkCBS
Picture formatColor
Audio formatMono
Original releaseMay 7, 1980 (1980-05-07)

The Memory of Eva Ryker is a 1980 American television drama film starring Natalie Wood, Robert Foxworth and Ralph Bellamy. It was produced by Irwin Allen and directed by Walter Grauman.

It was based on a 1978 novel by Donald Stanwood.[1]

Filming took place in late 1979.


A woman has spent her life tormented by the death of her mother, who was on a cruise ship torpedoed during World War II. When her father hires an investigator to look into the circumstances of her mother's death, it triggers a new rash of emotional turmoil for the woman.



  1. ^ Prose Fine and Foul New York Times 5 Mar 1978: BR6.