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)
  • 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)

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Trivia

Initially, Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler had intended to retain as much of the book's original dialogue as possible. It was Chandler who first realized that the dialogue from the novella would not translate well to the screen. Wilder disagreed and was annoyed that Chandler... ...


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

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