Double Indemnity, the Movie

1944

double-indemnityDirector:
Billy Wilder

Screenplay:
Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler

Cast:
Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, and Edward G. Robinson

Overview:
A prime example of film noir. Stanwyck is a hard-as-nails housewife who lures insurance salesman MacMurray into a deadly plot to kill her husband. Both have to watch out for Robinson’s determined insurance claims investigator. Stanwyck’s sexy seductress keeps smoldering even as a pall of guilt starts to envelop the characters.

Rating:

Format: VHS

 

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