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The Postman Always Rings Twice By James M. Cain

Everyone knows of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby but fewer know of his contemporary, author of Double Indemnity ,James M. Cain.

Interested to explore other 1920s-30s novels that depict the American dream and further my knowledge in the roots of noir fiction, I picked up one of Cain’s most famous works… 459 more words

Book Reviews

XL Popcorn - The Postman Always Rings Twice

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Everyone knows of Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby but fewer know of his contemporary, author of Double Indemnity, James M. Cain.

Interested to explore other 1920s-30s novels that depict the American dream and further my knowledge in the roots of noir fiction, I picked up one of Cain’s most famous works… 460 more words

Review

Film Noir Friday: The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

Directed by Tay Garnett and based on the 1934 novel of the same name by James M. Cain, The Postman Always Rings Twice is a nasty, cruel film noir that bristles through its twisted paces. 705 more words

Entertainment

Lana Turner and John Garfield Simmer in The Postman Always Rings Twice

The Postman Always Rings Twice is an entertaining piece of vintage classic film noir. Lana Turner and her leading man John Garfield  generate sparks and they both turn in superb performances. 34 more words

Film

The Postman Always Rings Twice

In 1934, at 42 years old, James M. Cain published his first novel, The Postman Always Rings Twice (1). His book, a story about two lovers who resort to murder to be together, was an instant sensation. 1,942 more words

Film Noir

The Postman Always Rings Twice

Released:  1946

Cast:  Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn

SUMMARY:  Frank Chambers (John Garfield) is hitchhiking from place to place when he happens on a diner run by Cora Smith (Lana Turner) and her significantly older husband, Nick (Cecil Kellaway).  1,405 more words

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