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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  • Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray in Double Indemnity (1944)
  • "Double Indemnity" Fred MacMurray 1944 Paramount / MPTV
  • "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)

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Raymond Chandler was kept on a writer's retainer during the film's eight-week shooting period. This was a highly unusual occurrence for any writer at any studio at the time, signifying the high regard that Chandler was held in by Paramount and Billy Wilder.


Quotes

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


Goofs

The movie is set in 1938, but at Stanwyck's house the radio is playing "Tangerine" which wasn't written until 1942.


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)

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