There were also Seconal tablets scattered on the bedroom floor.
Stevens herself said she had learned enough from her first suicide attempt to never go down that road again.
They came from a small pill bottle labeled Tedral that did not contain doctor or pharmacy information.
It was a breakout role for Inger, leading to more high profile roles on screens large and small.
Steven moved to New York City at the age of 18 years, she was all alone and had no work, so to earn her living she started working as a chorus girl.
Despite her intelligence and willpower, Inger felt frightened and lost.
They split up in January 1956.
What we do know is a young life ended too early.