Staring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, and Edqard G. Robinson, Billy Wilder's 1944 Double Indemnity is a film noir classic that influenced the entire genre.
"In 1938, Walter Neff, an experienced salesman of the Pacific All Risk Insurance Co., meets the seductive wife of one of his clients, Phyllis Dietrichson, and they have an affair. Phyllis proposes to kill her husband to receive the proceeds of an accident insurance policy and Walter devises a scheme to receive twice the amount based on a double indemnity clause. When Mr. Dietrichson is found dead on a train track, the police accept the determination of accidental death. However, the insurance analyst and Walter's best friend Barton Keyes does not buy the story and suspects that Phyllis has murdered her husband with the help of another man." - IMDB
If you consider yourself a movie buff or an amateur film critic—or if you just enjoy watching movies and talking about them—the Movie Discussion Group may be right for you! Watch movies at home and join us the second Wednesday of every month at 7 pm to discuss these thought-provoking contemporary and classic films from around the world. Pick up a copy of the movie at the Reference Desk one month before the discussion date.