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Double Indemnity

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(ABC, 10/13/1973, 120 mins). A TV remake of Billy Wilder’s 1944 film classic about a scheming wife who inveigles an insurance agent into helping her bump off her husband and of the dogged investigator, the agent’s boss, who stalks them after deciding that the man’s death was not accidental.

Production Company Universal Television. Director Jack Smight. Executive Producer David Victor. Producer Robert F. O’Neill. Teleplay Steven Bochco. Based on a Screenplay by Billy Wilder, Raymond Chandler. Based on a Novel by James M. Cain. Photography Haskell Boggs. Music Billy Goldenberg. Editor Edward A. Biery. Art Director Joseph M. Alves Jr.

Cast Richard Crenna (Walter Neff), Lee J. Cobb (Barton Keyes), Samantha Eggar (Phyllis Dietrickson), Robert Webber (Edward Norton), Arch Johnson (Dietrickson), Kathleen Cody (Lola Dietrickson), John Fiedler (Jackson), John Elerick (Donald Franklin), Gene Dynarski (Sam Bonventura), Joan Pringle (Neff’s secretary), Ken Renard (Porter), Arnold Turner (Redcap), Rand Brooks (Conductor), Joyce Cunning (Norton’s Secretary), Tom Curtis (Charlie), John Furlong (George).

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