Megan Abbott on Double Indemnity

With her new novel Give Me Your Hand arriving this week, author and television writer Megan Abbott celebrates on the 1944 noir masterpiece that is Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity. Fred MacMurray as kind of a heel! Barbara Stanwyck as a seductress in a bad wig! Edward G. Robinson as the world’s saddest detective! Your genial host Norm Wilner even included authentic Manhattan traffic noises for atmosphere.

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