Double Indemnity

Walter (Fred MacMurray) kills Phyllis (Barbara Stanwyck) because he's jealous, doesn't want to be in the crime anymore and his boss Keyes (Edward G. Robinson) is suspicious. He tells Keyes the truth and since he (Walter) was shot by Phyllis, Keyes calls an ambulance. Walter collapses as he's heading out of the office and Keyes lights a cigarette for him. Alternate ending: Walter goes to the gas chamber.

Ke Huang

Continuity mistake: When McMurray enters his office at the start of the film, he places his hand on the table and sits down. The position of the hand is different between shots.

Sacha Premium member
More mistakes in Double Indemnity

Barton Keyes: Walter, you're all washed up.

More quotes from Double Indemnity

Trivia: Fred MacMurray wears his real-life wedding ring throughout the movie. His character in the movie is single.

More trivia for Double Indemnity

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.