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Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity is a 1944 film noir crime drama directed by Billy Wilder, co-written by Wilder and Raymond Chandler, based on James M. Cain's 1943 novella of the same name, which originally appeared as an eight-part serial in Liberty magazine, beginning in February 1936. Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck) is a provocative housewife who, perhaps plotting her husband's deaths, buys life insurance in his name from salesman Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray). ... more on Wikipedia

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