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Title Double indemnity / a Paramount Picture ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; directed by Billy Wilder.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2012]

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 Moore Video  PN1997 .D68 2012    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition 1944 motion picture release.
Description 1 DVD (108 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical mono Dolby Digital 2.0
video file DVD Video region 1
Motion picture
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital 2.0 mono; Full frame, 1.33:1.
Note Full screen (1.33.1).
Language In English or Spanish with optional English SDH, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Cast Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Porter Hall, Jean Heather, Tom Powers, Byron Barr, Richard Gaines, Fortunio Bonanova, John Philliber.
Credits Photography by John Seitz ; editorial supervisor, Doane Harrison ; music by Miklos Rozsa ; produced by Joseph Sistrom.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1944.
Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary An insurance salesman and an unhappy wife conspire to murder her husband and collect his insurance policy.
Note 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.
Awards National Film Registry selection, 1992.
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
Insurance investigators -- United States -- Drama.
Double indemnity -- United States -- Drama.
Double indemnity.
Insurance investigators.
Man-woman relationships.
United States.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Film noir.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs
Added Author Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002, screenwriter, film director.
Sistrom, Joseph, 1912-1966, film producer.
Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959, screenwriter.
MacMurray, Fred, 1908-1991, actor.
Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990, actor.
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973, actor.
Hall, Porter, 1888-1953, actor.
Heather, Jean, actor.
Powers, Tom, 1890-1955, actor.
Barr, Byron, 1917-1966, actor.
Gaines, Richard, 1904-1975, actor.
Bonanova, Fortunio, 1895-1969, actor.
Philliber, John, 1872-1944, actor.
Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995, composer (expression)
Seitz, John F. (John Francis), 1892-1979, director of photography.
Harrison, Doane, 1894-1968, editor of a moving image work.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977. Double indemnity.
Paramount Pictures, Inc., production company.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Double indemnity (Motion picture)
Standard No. 025192143311
Music No. 61122482 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
487246 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
2024179 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
2021475 Universal Studios Home Entertainment