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The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Tay Garnett and produced by Carey Wilson.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by James M. Cain published in 1934.

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Pierre Chenal's 1939 Adaptation of James M. Cain's "The Postman Always Rings Twice"

By The Lady Eve on Oct 28, 2016 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

SAN FRANCISCO'S 3RD FRENCH FILM NOIR FESTIVAL COMES TO THE ROXIE THEATER From Thursday, November 3, through Monday, November 7, San Francisco's Roxie Theater will host the city's third annual French film noir festival, The French Had a Name For It 3. Fifteen films are set to screen, and opening nig... Read full article


Pierre Chenal's 1939 Adaptation of James M. Cain's "The Postman Always Rings Twice"

By The Lady Eve on Oct 28, 2016 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

SAN FRANCISCO'S 3RD FRENCH FILM NOIR FESTIVAL COMES TO THE ROXIE THEATER From Thursday, November 3, through Monday, November 7, San Francisco's Roxie Theater will host the city's third annual French film noir festival, The French Had a Name For It 3. Fifteen films are set to screen, and opening nig... Read full article


Pierre Chenal's 1939 Adaptation of James M. Cain's "The Postman Always Rings Twice"

By The Lady Eve on Oct 28, 2016 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

SAN FRANCISCO'S 3RD FRENCH FILM NOIR FESTIVAL COMES TO THE ROXIE THEATER From Thursday, November 3, through Monday, November 7, San Francisco's Roxie Theater will host the city's third annual French film noir festival, The French Had a Name For It 3. Fifteen films are set to screen, and opening nig... Read full article


The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946) – Updated

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 18, 2015 From 4 Star Films

The first time I saw this gripping noir, my least favorite part of the film probably was the title, and it still is. That’s saying a lot, and the film is adapted from the James M. Cain crime novel anyways, with title included free of charge. Otherwise, Postman is a wonderful example of the fil... Read full article


Review: The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 18, 2015 From 4 Star Films

The first time I saw this gripping noir, my least favorite part of the film probably was the title, and it still is. That’s saying a lot, and the film is adapted from the James M. Cain crime novel anyways, with title included free of charge. Otherwise, Postman is a wonderful example of the fil... Read full article


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Quotes from

Frank Chambers: With my brains and your looks, we could go places.


Cora Smith: It's my wedding present to him, but the way he wears it, you'd think it was a noose around his neck.


Cora Smith: I want to make something of this place, I want to make it into an honest-to-goodness...
Frank Chambers: Well, aren't we ambitious.


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Facts about

After the first murder attempt, Nick is hospitalized in Blair General Hospital, also the locale for MGM's Dr. Kildare franchise.
This movie's title has often erroneously been referred to as The Postman Always Knocks Twice.
As a contrast to the fact she's playing an inherently evil character, Lana Turner wears white throughout the film.
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