Fred MacMurray and Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity (1944).
Appeared in: Volume 12, Number 2
Published on: June 17, 2016
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James M. Cain’s one-two punch—The Postman Always Rings Twice (1934) and Double Indemnity (1943)—gave us the film noir era, but was it art?

Robert Lacy is an alumnus of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the author of a collection of short stories, “The Natural Father” (New Rivers Press); his essays and short fiction have appeared in numerous magazines and literary journals over the past 35 years.
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