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Double indemnity

Author: Raymond ChandlerBilly WilderFred MacMurrayBarbara StanwyckEdward G RobinsonAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2006]
Series: Universal legacy series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 2-disc special edView all editions and formats
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"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film noir
Thriller
Crime
Suspense films
Feature
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Chandler; Billy Wilder; Fred MacMurray; Barbara Stanwyck; Edward G Robinson; Porter Hall; Jean Heather; Tom Powers; Byron Barr; Richard Gaines; Fortunio Bonanova; John Philliber; John F Seitz; Doane Harrison; Miklós Rózsa; Edith Head; Richard Schickel; Lem Dobbs; Nick Redman; Robert F O'Neill; Jack Smight; Steven Bochco; Richard Crenna; Lee J Cobb; Robert Webber; Samantha Eggar; James M Cain; Paramount Pictures, Inc.; Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1417072512 9781417072514
OCLC Number: 68693776
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944.
Based on the novel: Double indemnity / by James M. Cain.
Special features (disc 1): optional audio commentary by film historian Richard Schickel; optional audio commentary by film historians Lem Dobbs & Nick Redman; introduction by film historian Robert Osborne (3 min.); "Shadows of suspense" featurette (c2006, 38 min.); original theatrical trailer (2 min.).
Special features (disc 2): "Double indemnity" made-for-TV movie (a Universal Studios presentation ; starring Richard Crenna, Lee J. Cobb, Robert Webber, Samantha Eggar ; produced by Robert F. O'Neill ; teleplay by Steven Bochco ; based on the screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; directed by Jack Smight ; c1973, 75 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, John Seitz ; editorial supervision, Doane Harrison ; music score, Miklos Rozsa ; costumes by Edith Head.
Cast: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall, Jean Heather, Tom Powers, Byron Barr, Richard Gaines, Fortunio Bonanova, John Philliber.
Target Audience: Not rated by the MPAA.
Description: 2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono; NTSC; full frame.
Contents: Special features: disc one. 1944 version of Double Indemnity (Full frame version ; Language: English Dolby digital 2.0 mono, Spanish Dolby digital 2.0 mono ; Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French) --
Introduction by film historian Robert Osborne --
"Shadows of Suspense" --
Feature commentary with film historian Richard Schickel --
Feature commentary with filmhistorian/screenwriter Lem Dobbs and film historian Nick Redman. disc 2. Double Indemnity (74 min.), 1973 made-for-television movie starring Richard Crenna, based on the 1944 film (Full frame version ; Language: English Dolby digital 2.0 mono ; Subtitles: English SDH, French).
Series Title: Universal legacy series.
Other Titles: Shadows of suspense.
Double indemnity (Motion picture)
Double indemnity (Television program)
Responsibility: a Paramount picture ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; directed by Billy Wilder.

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"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container.

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