Film Noir – “Double Indemnity”

  • Date(s): Monday, October 27th 2008
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Location: Niobrara County Library

“Double Indemnity” will be shown as part of the Film Noir series.

Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray star in this gripping film noir from Academy Award winning director Billy Wilder.

A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. 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 heart-pounding Academy Award nominated masterpiece.

Deane Tucker, Professor of Humanities at Chadron State College will facilitate the discussion which will include a light meal. Monday, November 24 the series will conclude with The Big Sleep.

1944 – 1 hour 48 minutes.