Universal City, Calif
2 videodiscs (ca. 107 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Based on the novel by James M. Cain.
DVD release of the 1944 motion picture.
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.).
Director of photography, John Seitz ; editor, Doane Harrison ; music, Miklos Rozsa.
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.
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