Alimony is an American crime-drama musical film, which was released in 1949. The film was directed by Alfred Zeisler and produced by Orbit Productions. The movie's story was written by George Bricker and Lawrence Lipton and the screenplay was penned by Royal K. Cole and Sherman L. Lowe. Alimony, which stars Martha Vickers, John Beal, Hillary Brooke, Laurie Lind and Douglass Dumbrille, tells the story of Dan Barker (John Beal), a talented young composer on the brink of success, who lives a quiet life with his loving wife Linda (Hillary Brooke) in their home in New York. Things become more complicated, however, when Kitty Travers (Martha Vickers) moves into their building. Kitty is a fortune-seeking woman who lures men for their cash. She schemes to marry men and then divorce them to gain their alimony. When Kitty sets her sights on Dan, she attempts to take him away from his faithful wife, and Dan's life becomes much more complicated.