With Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., Jason Robards Jr., Lana Turner, Susan Kohner, Barbara Bel Geddes, Thomas Mitchell, George Hamilton, Everett Sloane
By Love Possessed is a 1961 drama film distributed by United Artists. The movie was directed by John Sturges, and written by Charles Schnee, based on the novel by James Gould Cozzens.
Lana Turner, Jason Robards, George Hamilton and Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. head the cast. Hamilton called it "an Ivy League Peyton Place".
The theme song is performed by Vic Damone. This was director Sturges' first film project after his Western classic, The Magnificent Seven.
On July 19, 1961, this became the first in-flight movie to be shown on a regular basis on a scheduled airline flight, by Trans World Airlines to its first-class passengers.