About the film
insurance fraud femme fatale noir murder life insurance insurance agent insurance policy murder plot scheming wife
Release Date: June 14, 1944
|Slogan||:||«From the moment they met it was murder!»|
|Genres||:||Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller|
|Producers||:||Joseph Sistrom, Buddy G. DeSylva, Harvey Clermont|
|Writers||:||Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler, James M. Cain|
A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance, which pays double if the death is accidental.