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The Resource Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; writer, Raymond Chandler ; director, Billy Wilder, (videorecording)

Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; writer, Raymond Chandler ; director, Billy Wilder, (videorecording)

Label
Double indemnity
Title
Double indemnity
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; writer, Raymond Chandler ; director, 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
14A
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
  • 1892-1977
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilder, Billy
  • MacMurray, Fred
  • Stanwyck, Barbara
  • Robinson, Edward G.
  • Hall, Porter
  • Heather, Jean
  • Cain, James M.
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
182
Series statement
Universal legacy series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Insurance agents
  • Adultery
  • Double indemnity
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; writer, Raymond Chandler ; director, Billy Wilder, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1944
  • 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
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 182 min.)
Isbn
9781417072514
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192907821
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
29078
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00080627
  • 549683
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Double indemnity, Paramount Pictures ; writer, Raymond Chandler ; director, Billy Wilder, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by James M. Cain
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1944
  • 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
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 182 min.)
Isbn
9781417072514
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192907821
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
29078
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbu00080627
  • 549683
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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