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The Resource Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Joseph Sistrom ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, (DVD videorecording)

Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Joseph Sistrom ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Double indemnity
Title
Double indemnity
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; produced by Joseph Sistrom ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
An insurance salesman and an unhappy wife conspire to murder her husband and collect his insurance policy
Additional physical form
Includes a limited time digital copy ; must be downloaded by 12/21/13.
Awards note
National Film Registry selection, 1992.
Cataloging source
FDU
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Photography by John Seitz ; music by Miklos Rozsa
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English or Spanish with optional English SDH, French, or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall, Jean Heather
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1912-1966
  • 1888-1959
  • 1908-1991
  • 1893-1973
  • 1907-1990
  • 1907-1995
  • 1892-1977
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  • Wilder, Billy
  • Sistrom, Joseph
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • MacMurray, Fred
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • Stanwyck, Barbara
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Cain, James M.
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
108
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Murder
  • Adultery
  • Insurance investigators
  • Double indemnity
  • Film noir
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Film adaptations
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Joseph Sistrom ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "100th anniversary" of Paramount Pictures
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1944
  • Special features: introduction by Turner Classic Movies host and film historian Robert Osborne; Shadows of suspense: documentary on film noir and the making of Double indemnity, "plunge into the world of 1940s Hollywood with a revealing look at a movie masterpiece"; audio commentary with film historian Richard Schickel; audio commentary with film historian/screenwriter Lem Dobbs and film historian Nick Redman; original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192143311
  • 025192143274
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • 61122482
  • 487246
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809201108
  • (OCoLC)ocn809201108
  • 646113
System details
DVD, NTSC, Dolby digital 2.0 mono. Full frame, 1.33:1. iTunes required to download digital version
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; produced by Joseph Sistrom ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "100th anniversary" of Paramount Pictures
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1944
  • Special features: introduction by Turner Classic Movies host and film historian Robert Osborne; Shadows of suspense: documentary on film noir and the making of Double indemnity, "plunge into the world of 1940s Hollywood with a revealing look at a movie masterpiece"; audio commentary with film historian Richard Schickel; audio commentary with film historian/screenwriter Lem Dobbs and film historian Nick Redman; original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (108 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192143311
  • 025192143274
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Publisher number
  • 61122482
  • 487246
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809201108
  • (OCoLC)ocn809201108
  • 646113
System details
DVD, NTSC, Dolby digital 2.0 mono. Full frame, 1.33:1. iTunes required to download digital version
Video recording format
DVD

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