TMP Reads: Double Indemnity by James M. Cain

**WARNING: This post will contain some spoilers for both the novella Double Indemnity and its film adaptation. I’m sure most of you have at least seen the adaptation, but in the event that you haven’t, or have seen the film but would like to keep the book shrouded in mystery, read with caution! Double Indemnity…

A Foreign Affair (1948)

Phoebe Frost (Jean Arthur) is a U.S. Congresswoman headed to Berlin, Germany with a plane full of fellow congresspeople. Their goal is to better understand the problems in Berlin’s American occupation zone, and to investigate the morale of the 12,000 United States troops stationed there. As Phoebe puts it, the men have been inflicted with…

The Major and the Minor (1942)

Susan Applegate (Ginger Rogers) has spent one year living in New York, and she’s absolutely tired of it. The big city isn’t a good fit for everyone, and apparently not for Susan, so she decides to buy a ticket home with the money she’s saved. Susan is in for a shock when she heads to…