40’s Film Noir – Double Indemnity Blu-ray Releases May 2022

The Criterion Collection has a very interesting release this month with the Double Indemnity Blu-ray coming to the UK.

Double Indemnity (1944) is a crime film noir directed by Billy Wilder. Furthermore it stars Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck and Edward G. Robinson.

I love these types of films especially if they star Edward G, so I may well review this blu-ray release.

Double Indemnity Blu-ray – Criterion Collection

I expect the picture quality to be excellent due to the fact the film has undergone a new 4K digital restoration.

Double Indemnity Blu-ray "Film Noir"

There’s also a interesting set of extras that you can see listed below.

Whilst this looks like yet another excellent Criterion release its not exactly cheap.


  • New 4K Digital Restoration (with uncompressed monaural soundtrack)
  • Audio Commentary (Film Critic Richard Schickel)
  • Interview with Film Scholar Noah Isenberg, Editor of Billy Wilder on Assignment
  • New Conversation with Film Historians Eddie Muller /Imogen Sara Smith
  • Trailer
  • + More

You can pre-order now on bluray from Amazon or HMV for £25.99 (Prices correct as of 27.05.22).

Double Indemnity (1944) Blu-ray releases on 30th May 2022 in the UK.

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