‘Mildred Pierce,’ ‘Postman’ & ‘Double Indemnity.” What Next From James M. Cain?

A lusty young wife, who finds her much older husband boring and physically repulsive. A virile vagabond, who turns up at the door one day. Eyes lock, libidos surge and then — all hell breaks loose. That pretty much sums up the plot of 1946’s The Postman Always Rings Twice, the vintage crime melodrama costarring […]