Joseph Sistrom


Life Events


Movie Clip

Double Indemnity (1944) -- (Movie Cilp) Chinese Checkers Insurance man Walter (Fred MacMurray), fading as he confesses via Dictaphone to his boss, recalls his meeting with his lover and co-conspirator Phyllis (Barbara Stanwyck), her husband Didrickson (Tom Powers) and his daughter Lola (Jean Heather), in Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity, 1944.
Double Indemnity (1944) -- (Movie Cilp) No Visible Scars First lines are spoken by the elevator operator Joe (John Philliber), and Walter (Fred MacMurray) doesn't really get going until he turns on the Dictaphone, the chilling opening of Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity, 1944, co-written with Raymond Chandler, from James M. Cain's novel.
Double Indemnity (1944) -- (Movie Cilp) My Little Man Tells Me Insurance man Neff (Fred MacMurray), narrating as he appears to be dying, continues his flashback, addressing his boss and confessor Keyes (Edward G. Robinson), introduced here grilling inept fraud artist Gorlopis (Fortunio Bonanova), still early in Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity, 1944.
Double Indemnity (1944) -- (Movie Cilp) Not Fully Covered From the narration by bleeding insurance man and confessed killer Walter (Fred MacMurray), flashing back to his first meeting with Phyllis (Barbara Stanwyck), the maid (Betty Farrington) brushed aside, double entendre' underway, early in Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity, 1944.
Submarine Command -- (Movie Clip) Opening, Mothballed Opening credits and prologue, with introductory voice over leading to in-character narration by William Holden as "Commander White" in director John Farrow's Submarine Command, 1951.