Double Indemnity (1944)

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An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator's suspicions.


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  • "Double Indemnity" Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson 1944 Paramount / MPTV
  • Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity (1944)
  • Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity (1944)
  • Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity (1944)
  • Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity (1944)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Raymond Chandler, who knew nothing about screenwriting or filmmaking and had never been in a studio before this film, did not care for Billy Wilder. He thought the director spoke too fast, was too jumpy and was disrespectful because he wore a baseball cap indoors.


Quotes

Building attendant: Well, hello there, Mr. Neff.


Goofs

In the first scene in which Walter first kisses Phyllis, we see a wedding ring on Walter's hand. Fred MacMurray was married and the ring was not noticed until post-production.


Crazy Credits

Opening credits are shown over a silhouette of a man on crutches, walking toward the camera.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

6 July 1944

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$927,262 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,720,000 (USA) (31 December 1944)

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