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

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

Label
Double indemnity
Title
Double indemnity
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; directed by Billy Wilder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seitz ; editor, Doane Harrison ; music, Miklos Rozsa
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall, Jean Heather
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1908-1991
  • 1907-1990
  • 1893-1973
  • 1888-1953
  • 1888-1959
  • 1892-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilder, Billy
  • MacMurray, Fred
  • Stanwyck, Barbara
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • Hall, Porter
  • Heather, Jean
  • Chandler, Raymond
  • Cain, James M.
  • Paramount Pictures, Inc
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
107
Series statement
Universal legacy series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Insurance agents
  • Adultery
  • Double indemnity
  • Insurance investigators
  • Feature films
  • Thrillers (Television programs)
  • Film noir
  • DVDs
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
  • National Film Registry
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; directed by Billy Wilder, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • DVD release of the 1944 motion picture
  • 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.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ; Special ed..
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 107 min.)
Isbn
9781417072514
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192907821
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
29078
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm68693776
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; directed by Billy Wilder, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • DVD release of the 1944 motion picture
  • 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.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ; Special ed..
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 107 min.)
Isbn
9781417072514
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192907821
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
29078
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm68693776
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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