Double Indemnity (Talkback with John Farr)
- Tue May 28
Midnite weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnite)!
Tue May 28 @ 7:00 pm: Join us for a new series featuring outstanding classic films on select Tuesday evenings once a month. John Farr, Founder of the Playhouse and Creator of bestmoviesbyfarr.com, will introduce and give a short talk about each film before the lights go down. After screenings, guests are invited to join him for “Farr @The Bar” – drinks and casual conversation following the film in the Playhouse Cafe.
Director: Billy Wilder Run Time: 107 min.
Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Byron Barr, Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray, Jean Heather, Porter Hall, Richard Gaines, Tom Powers
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-racing Academy Award-nominated masterpiece.
Tickets begin at $12.