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Insurance Investigator (1951)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  23 March 1951 (USA)
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When a businessman who has had a double indemnity policy taken out on him dies mysteriously, his insurance company sends an undercover investigator to town to determine exactly what happened.



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Cast overview:
Richard Denning ...
Tom Davison
Audrey Long ...
Nancy Sullivan
John Eldredge ...
John Hammond
Hillary Brooke ...
Addie Wilson
Reed Hadley ...
Chuck Malone
Jonathan Hale ...
Russell James
Roy Barcroft ...
Duke Wallace
Wilson Wood ...
Jimmy Marshall
William Tannen ...
1st Hood
Phillip Pine ...
2nd Hood
Crane Whitley ...
Chief Meyers
Ruth Lee ...
Miss Pringle
Patricia Knox ...
Hat Check Girl
M'liss McClure ...
Cigarette Girl
Maurice Samuels ...


John Hammond's partner, George Sullivan, dies in an apparently accidental death, with Hammond the beneficiary of his double-indemnity insurance policy. Since this is the fourth double-indemnity death in the Sam Marlo, California vicinity in recent months, the company assigns investigator Tom Davison to the case. The partner's daughter, Nancy Sullivan, cooperates with Davison in the investigation, and Davison joins Hammond's business as a salesman. Davison is closing in on the gang, led by Chuck Malone, when the gamblers behind the racket kill Hammond, making it appear as a suicide to protect themselves. Davison gets conclusive evidence against the gang when they kill another man for his insurance, but the mob kidnaps Davison. Written by Les Adams <>

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Crime | Drama | Romance






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23 March 1951 (USA)  »

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Agente de Seguros  »

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(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Solid noir from George Blair
7 November 2004 | by (Glendale, CA) – See all my reviews

This is an effective, fun noir from George Blair, a director I never thought much of before. But this film is efficient, stylish, fast-paced and full of good performances and moments. Denning gives his part a light, breezy touch. Hillary Brooke is very good as the bad girl. John Eldredge is fine as the bad businessman who kills his partner to collect the insurance money -- but lives (for a while) to regret it. The film is well shot and well written. Fine work on everyone's part. Too bad this one isn't available on DVD for people to see. Someone should put the whole Republic library out there -- a lot of lost gems would be discovered. And perhaps a re-appraisal of the works of George Blair is in order.

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