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

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

Label
Double indemnity
Title
Double indemnity
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; produced by Joseph Sistrom ; 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
PX0
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Seitz ; editor, Doane Harrison ; music, Miklos Rozsa
Language note
In English or dubbed Spanish language track ; with optional English, Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned
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 Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
108
Series statement
Universal legacy series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Insurance agents
  • Adultery
  • Double indemnity
  • Insurance investigators
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; produced by Joseph Sistrom ; directed by Billy Wilder
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD release of the 1944 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • Special features: Disc one. Introduction by Turner Classic Movies host and film historian Robert Osborne; Shadows of suspense; feature commentary with film historian Richard Schickel; feature commentary with film historian/screenwriter Lem Dobbs and film historian Nick Redman. Disc two. "Double indemnity" TV movie (1973, 74 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
68693776
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 min.)
Isbn
9781417072514
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
025192907821
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
29078
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler ; produced by Joseph Sistrom ; directed by Billy Wilder
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD release of the 1944 motion picture
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • Special features: Disc one. Introduction by Turner Classic Movies host and film historian Robert Osborne; Shadows of suspense; feature commentary with film historian Richard Schickel; feature commentary with film historian/screenwriter Lem Dobbs and film historian Nick Redman. Disc two. "Double indemnity" TV movie (1973, 74 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
68693776
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
2-disc special edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 min.)
Isbn
9781417072514
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
  • Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only.
Other control number
025192907821
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
29078
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Terms governing use
Colby: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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