The Postman always rings twice

United States, 1946

Film
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A beautiful woman involves her lover in a scheme to get rid of her much older husband. Lana Turner and John Garfield are excitingly partnered for a tense, even clinical drama of a crime of passion. Based on the novel by James M. Cain.

Credits

director
producer

Carey Wilson

production company

Haworth Productions

ITC

Duration

01:53:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1946

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36910

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Film noir

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Suspense

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Thrillers

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Crime passionnel

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Murder

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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