|Double Indemnity 1973 TV, 80 min.|
Genre: Drama / Thriller
Director: Jack Smight
Cast: Richard Crenna, Lee J. Cobb, Samantha Eggar, Kathleen Cody, Arch Johnson, John Fiedler, Robert Webber, John Elerick, Gene Dynarski, Joan Pringle, Ken Renard, Arnold F. Turner, Rand Brooks, Tom Curtis, Joyce Cunning
Scheming housewife Phyllis Dietrickson (Samantha Eggar) seduces insurance salesman Walter Neff (Richard Crenna) into helping her in a scheme to murder her husband (Arch Johnson). Neff's job will be to falsify the accident insurance that carries a double indemnity clause, which will pay twice as much if he is killed in a train accident. The scheme works–until Neff's boss Barton Keyes (Lee J. Cobb) suspects foul play and investigates.
|A Patch of Blue 1965 N/R, 105 min.|
Director: Guy Green
Cast: Sidney Poitier, Shelley Winters, Elizabeth Hartman, Wallace Ford, Ivan Dixon, John Qualen, Elisabeth Fraser, Renata Vanni, Debi Storm, Kelly Flynn, Saverio LoMedico, Tom Curtis, Robert Williams, Dorothy Lovett, Gregg Martell
Selina D'Arcy (Elizabeth Hartman) is a blind, White girl who meets a Black man, Gordon Ralfe (Sidney Poitier), at the park and falls in love with him. Although his brother Mark (Ivan Dixon) sternly advises Gordon to tell Salina that he is Black, Gordon refuses to do so. Problems rise to the fore when Selina's selfish mother Rose-Ann (Shelley Winters) learns about Gordon and Selina's relationship and forbids Selina from being with Gordon because he is Black. Despite Rose-Ann's objections, Gordon and Selina remain bonded. Winters won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, and Hartman was nominated for Best Actress.
|1. Double Indemnity (1973)|
2. A Patch of Blue (1965)
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