Double indemnity [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures
DVDs | Universal Pictures | 2006 | 2-disc special ed. ; full frame version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD D pt.1-2 DRAMA)
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Pictures, .
2-disc special ed. ; full frame version.
2 videodiscs (ca. 107 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Universal legacy series
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Includes English and dubbed Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH), French, or Spanish.
Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall, Jean Heather.
Screenplay, Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; director, Billy Wilder ; director of photography, John Seitz ; editor, Doane Harrison ; music, Miklos Rozsa.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1944.
Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Walter Neff is a smooth talking insurance salesman who meets the very attractive Phyllis Dietrichson when he calls to renew her husband's automobile policy. The couple are immediately drawn to each other and have an affair. They scheme together to murder Phyllis' husband for life insurance money with a double indemnity clause. Unfortunately, all does not go as planned. Barton Keyes is the wily insurance investigator who must sort things out.
Special features: "Shadows of suspense"; audio commentary from film historian Richard Schickel; audio commentary with film historian/screenwriter Lem Dobbs and film historian Nick Redman; "Double indemnity" TV movie (1973, 75 min.).
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