Double Indemnity (Talkback with John Farr)

Tue, May 28
  • Tue, May 28
7:00 pm Classics

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.

Release Year: 1944

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray, Jean Heather, Porter Hall

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.

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