Double Indemnity (1944)

Passed  |   |  Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

Double Indemnity (1944) Poster

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


  • 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)
  • "Double Indemnity" Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson 1944 Paramount / MPTV
  • "Double Indemnity" Fred MacMurray 1944 Paramount / MPTV

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James M. Cain based his novella on a 1927 murder perpetrated by a married Queens, New York woman and her lover whose trial he attended whilst working as a journalist in New York. In that crime, Ruth Snyder persuaded her boyfriend, Judd Gray, to kill her husband ... ...


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


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.

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


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Crime | Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery | Thriller

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