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DOUBLE INDEMNITY...1943.  Love this film noir with Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck

DOUBLE INDEMNITY...1943. Love this film noir with Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck

Barbara Stanwyck in 'Double Indemnity' (1944; voted one of the greatest movies of all time by the American Film Institute)

Barbara Stanwyck in 'Double Indemnity' (1944; voted one of the greatest movies of all time by the American Film Institute)

"The film Double Indemnity is not only credited as one of the best film noir films of all time, but is hailed for it's symbolism throughout. It uses symbolism to convey a whole other aspect to the storyline than what the audience sees on the screen." "... what is the real symbol of the crutches? Film noir is known for having subtle sexual undertones, and often films allude to sex. So if the crutches were to convey sexual connotations it would indicate the idea of castration."

"The film Double Indemnity is not only credited as one of the best film noir films of all time, but is hailed for it's symbolism throughout. It uses symbolism to convey a whole other aspect to the storyline than what the audience sees on the screen." "... what is the real symbol of the crutches? Film noir is known for having subtle sexual undertones, and often films allude to sex. So if the crutches were to convey sexual connotations it would indicate the idea of castration."

**Double Indemnity (1944) Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson - Director: Billy Wilder - The ultimate Film Noir!  It has everything, the femme fatale, the crime, the betrayal, the shadows, the voice-over narration, the tarnished hero.  - An insurance agent plans a murder with a man's wife to collect on the policy.

**Double Indemnity (1944) Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson - Director: Billy Wilder - The ultimate Film Noir! It has everything, the femme fatale, the crime, the betrayal, the shadows, the voice-over narration, the tarnished hero. - An insurance agent plans a murder with a man's wife to collect on the policy.

Jump into the world of Film Noir and look at how the technology and economic factors gave birth to a genre that still deeply influences the way filmmakers work today. Take a look at 4 Film Noirs spanning the beginning and end of the classic film noir era: "The Stranger on the Third Floor", "Double Indemnity", "The Big Combo" and "Touch of Evil".  This lesson is part of the FIlmmakerIQ course "Origins and Techniques of Film Noir"…

Jump into the world of Film Noir and look at how the technology and economic factors gave birth to a genre that still deeply influences the way filmmakers work today. Take a look at 4 Film Noirs spanning the beginning and end of the classic film noir era: "The Stranger on the Third Floor", "Double Indemnity", "The Big Combo" and "Touch of Evil". This lesson is part of the FIlmmakerIQ course "Origins and Techniques of Film Noir"…

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