Thursday January 20th at
The monthly film noir series returns to The Screening Room with the film noir masterpiece, Double Indemnity. Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck star in this gripping film noir classic, directed by Academy Award winner Billy Wilder.
A calculating wife (Stanwyck) encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff (MacMurray). As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband’s murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager (Edward G. Robinson). It’s a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this suspenseful masterpiece that was nominated for 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture.