QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Double Indemnity “

One of the classic lines from DOUBLE INDEMNITY:

Edward G. Robinson as Barton Keyes to Fred MacMurray ( Walter Neff):

“I picked you for the job, not because I think you’re so darn smart, but because I thought you were a shade less dumb than the rest of the outfit.

Guess I was wrong. You’re not smarter, Walter, you’re just a little taller.”


You can hear Edward G. Robinson’s resigned tone.Neff has been like a son to him, he mentored Neff, he expected  him to go far in the insurance business. Instead he finds that Neff is a killer.

Edward G. Robinson


Fred MacMurray


And the blonde who set the drama in motion.

Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray

2 responses »

  1. The layering and depth of the relationships between the characters is one of the great joys of this movie, isn’t it?

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