Double Indemnity

Series: This Is Your Theatre

Monday, March 28 at 7:00pm |  $9  |

This Is Your Theatre is the series where you vote and we listen!  For our March screening, your votes crowned a winner in the form of Billy Wilder's noir classic DOUBLE INDEMNITY, starring Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray. 

DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944):  Insurance salesman Walter Neff (Fred MacMurray) meets a beautiful woman named Phyllis Dietrichson (Barbara Stanwyck), the wife of one of his clients, and they soon embark on an affair.  In order for them to be together, Phyllis proposes to kill her husband, which will make her the beneficiary of his accident insurance policy, and Walter devises a scheme which will earn her double the insurance amount based on a double indemnity clause.  When Phyllis' husband is found dead on the train tracks, the police accept accidental death as an explanation.  However, Walter's best friend and fellow insurance agent Barton Keyes (Edward G. Robinson) suspects that Phyllis has murdered her husband with the help of another man and begins to investigate...

107 minutes
Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson
Billy Wilder


Tuesday, March 29