Friday, March 13, 2009

Worth Retweeting | Double Indemnity (1944) ...Stanwyck managed to make that 1940s navel covering bikini look hot.

Double Indemnity (1944) is an American Academy Award nominated film noir starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson. The movie was directed by Billy Wilder and adapted by Wilder and Raymond Chandler from the novella of the same title by James M. Cain which first appeared in 1935 as an abridged 8-part serial in Liberty magazine.

The story was based on a 1927 crime perpetrated by a married Queens woman and her lover. Ruth (Brown) Snyder persuaded her boyfriend, Judd Gray, to kill her husband Albert after having her spouse take out a big insurance policy—with a double-indemnity clause. The murderers were quickly identified and arrested.



Worth Retweeting


evilray Posted 50 minutes ago from Web
evilray

Cool! 'Double Indemnity' on TCM. Barbara Stanwyck managed to make that 1940s navel covering bikini look hot.

macavityabc Posted at 8:58pm from Web, in reply to bryonq
macavityabc

@bryonq You didn't like Double Indemnity? Yikes.

bryonq Posted at 8:56pm from Web
bryonq

gave up on Double Indemnity and put in the DVD of Jackie Brown. Love this movie



MrRyanPerkins Posted 4 minutes ago from TwitterFon
MrRyanPerkins

Just watched "Double Indemnity" on TCM. Great movie.

CarlBrookins Posted 8 minutes ago from web
CarlBrookins

watching Double Indemnity on TCM, a great noir movie.

readingsmylife Posted 17 minutes ago from web
readingsmylife

watching TCM...Double Indemnity then Mildred Pierce. Eve Arden is in MP!!

AndrewWolfe Posted 34 minutes ago from TwitterBerry
AndrewWolfe

Watching an old b&w called Double Indemnity. Its like a private eye flick, but with an insurance salesman. Not too bad.

aperture01 Posted 41 minutes ago from Twittelator
aperture01

Double indemnity is An awesome film. Keys kills me. :-) they should remake it and not let someone lame make it. Eh then again maybe not...

bgiovine Posted 42 minutes ago from TwitterBerry
bgiovine

Double Indemnity is on. A nice classic on a Friday night.

BLOGINTHENOW Posted 47 minutes ago from web
BLOGINTHENOW

Writing new articles for Streaming Faith (due tomorrow), while watching Double Indemnity (so cool)...all film noir on TCM tonight...love it!

evilray Posted 48 minutes ago from web
evilray

Cool! 'Double Indemnity' on TCM. Barbara Stanwyck managed to make that 1940s navel covering bikini look hot.

nocturnechanson Posted 56 minutes ago from Twittelator
nocturnechanson

Tcmp playing Double Indemnity Fred Macmurry Barbara Stanwyck Edward G Robinson. Maybe one of the finest films ever made.

macavityabc Posted 59 minutes ago from web
macavityabc

@bryonq You didn't like Double Indemnity? Yikes.

bryonq Posted at 8:56pm from web
bryonq

gave up on Double Indemnity and put in the DVD of Jackie Brown. Love this movie

ilostthegame Posted at 8:47pm from twitterfeed
ilostthegame

Another loser: "Like a dead pigeon." from Double Indemnity. Also: wtf not sending me replies twitt.. http://tinyurl.com/bjyajm

thedramagirl Posted at 8:44pm from txt
thedramagirl

"Like a dead pigeon." from Double Indemnity. Also: wtf not sending me replies twitter? And I lost the game.

slabbey Posted at 8:33pm from web
slabbey

Hangin' out and watching a great old movie "Double Indemnity"

Mychal_Smith Posted at 8:27pm from web
Mychal_Smith

watching "Double Indemnity" on TCM...not necessarily a Billy Wilder "fan" per se, but no questioning his talent

tlo66 Posted at 8:25pm from web
tlo66

Double Indemnity and Mildred Pierce! Double feature on TCM. Yes!

Marorisan Posted at 8:23pm from TwitterFon
Marorisan

Watching Double Indemnity and eating dinner. Caleb is napping.

annefrasier Posted at 8:13pm from web
annefrasier

@bryonq Double Indemnity -- that's a good one.

bryonq Posted at 8:08pm from web
bryonq

is watching Double Indemnity on TCM. Sadly never seen it before

GGara Posted at 8:06pm from web
GGara

Watching film noir classic Double Indemnity on TCM

jenpavlovitz Posted at 8:05pm from web
jenpavlovitz

Watching Double Indemnity, one of my favorites in the Film Noir genre. The book ain't too bad either.

ozsulin Posted at 8:04pm from web
ozsulin

ALLLLLLLLL RIGHT! Double Indemnity is on TCM right now! I'm watching. :-}

DonaBogart Posted at 8:04pm from TweetDeck
DonaBogart

TCM Next: 8:00 PM (E) Double Indemnity (1944) Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson. Dir: Billy Wilder

haroldbeesley Posted at 8:04pm from TwitterBerry
haroldbeesley

Watching a great classic from 1944 "Double Indemnity"

nadienka Posted at 8:03pm from web
nadienka

Everything I know about life insurance I learned from Double Indemnity.

schnookms Posted at 8:03pm from Twinkle
schnookms

@nicolercn Double Indemnity!

bclaymoore Posted at 8:00pm from web
bclaymoore

ah, damn. Double Indemnity is on.

czelticgirl Posted at 7:58pm from web
czelticgirl

Ooh. Double Indemnity is about to start on TCM.

TheLogistician Posted at 7:56pm from web
TheLogistician

Guarantee U like it: 1 of the all time great films; 8 pm EDST; TCM; "Double Indemnity: http://tinyurl.com/byzh3x;

TCManiacs Posted at 7:55pm from HootSuite
TCManiacs

TCM Now Playing | 8:00pm Double Indemnity (1944)

Ruth Posted at 7:46pm from web
Ruth

TCM is running Double Indemnity followed by Mildred Pierce. I know where I'll be for the next few hours.

TCManiacs Posted at 7:45pm from HootSuite
TCManiacs

TCM PRIME TIME FEATURE: BASED ON JAMES M. CAIN | Double Indemnity (1944) | Mildred Pierce (1945) | The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

TheLogistician Posted at 7:21pm from web
TheLogistician

Triple Treat Nite on TCM; "Double Indemnity" 8 p EDST; http://tinyurl.com/byzh3x

moviecollector Posted at 6:16pm from web
moviecollector

Don't forget the triple shot of James M. Cain on TCM tonight starting at 8 EST w/Double Indemnity then Mildred Pierce, Postman Always Rin...

dpeters Posted at 5:28pm from web
dpeters

Brauer is right. Don Effenberger on Twitter is an incredible development, and the Twitter-length review of Double Indemnity is vintage.

thatguynm Posted at 4:38pm from txt
thatguynm

Double indemnity tonight on turner classic movies at 7. The quintissental film noir, everyone should see it

JoshDaws Posted at 2:47pm from twitterrific
JoshDaws

Three of the finest films of the noir genre are on TCM tonight starting at 8 EST. Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce & Postman Rings Twice.

PoeticandChic Posted at 1:07pm from Splitweet
PoeticandChic

wishing I didn't have plans tonight so I could catch TCM's triple-feature film noir! Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, & Postman Rings Twice

judielise Posted at 12:39pm from TweetDeck
judielise

RT @MaterialGirl850: rlly awsm nite of movies on TCM 2nite: Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, & The Postman Always Rings Twice.worth seeing.

DonEffenberger Posted at 11:45am from web
DonEffenberger

Worth recording tonight! Fred McMurray, one of all-time underrated actors, always at his best as a cad -- TCM showing "Double Indemnity"



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