Fraud & Felony

Double Indemnity

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One of the most compelling film noir dramas of all time,  Double Indemnity, directed by Billy Wilder, opened on September 6, 1944 and was an immediate hit with audiences everywhere.  The production was budgeted at just under $1,000,000, a somewhat modest figure for that era.  This curious parable from one of the most respected and revered film makers of all time went on to take in more than $5,720,000 before 1944 came to a close.

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