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Director Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler (Creator of the ultimate private investigator, Philp Marlowe - 'The Big Sleep', 'Farewell My Lovely'), adapted James M. Cain's hard-boiled novel into this dark film noir.

Insurance investigator Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray) plans the perfect murder with the beautiful Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck): murder Dietrichson's husband and make off with the insurance money. But, of course, things never quite go as planned and Barton Keyes (Edward G. Robinson) is the wily insurance investigator's boss who has a feeling that not all is as it seems...

Nominated for 7 Oscars at the 1944 Academy Awards.

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Features * Disc One: * Introduction by Turner Classic movies host and film historian Robert Osborne * Shadows of Suspense: Plunge into the world of 1940s Hollywood with a revealing look at a movie masterpiece * Feature commentary with film historian Richard Schickel * Feature commentary with film historian/screenwriter Lem Dobbs and film historian Nick Redman * * Disc Two: * Double Indemnity - 1973 made-for-television movie starring Richard Crenna, based on the 1944 film

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MC29078 Double Indemnity DVD (1942/Barbara Stanwyck) $26.98