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Title Double indemnity [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; directed by Billy Wilder.

Imprint Universal City, Calif. : Universal Pictures, [2006]


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 GDL Central Library DVD    DOU    Available
Edition [Special ed.].
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 107 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Universal legacy series
Note DVD release of the 1944 motion picture.
Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
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.).
Credits Director of photography, John Seitz ; editor, Doane Harrison ; music, Miklos Rozsa.
Cast Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall, Jean Heather.
Summary 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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles ; subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Insurance agents -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama
Double indemnity -- Drama.
Insurance investigators -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film noir
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002.
MacMurray, Fred, 1908-1991.
Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990.
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973.
Hall, Porter, 1888-1953.
Heather, Jean.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959.
Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. Double indemnity.
Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN 1417072512
Standard No. 025192907821
Music No. 29078 Universal Pictures

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