It was directed by Tay Garnett. The musical score was written by George Bassman and Erich Zeisl the latter uncredited. This version was the third filming of The Postman Always Rings Twice , but the first under the novel's original title and the first in English. Frank ends up working there.
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Snack-bars with human names? Perhaps this is a case of the Berlin-born Rilla not being quite familiar enough with British idioms. The actors include Maxwell Reed Mr. Cain at a garage in the Home Counties.
SUNDAY, November 14, 1993; The Milkman Always Rings Twice
Browse our picks. Check out our gallery of the Golden Globe nominees in the leading and supporting acting categories, as the characters they so brilliantly played and in real life. See the full gallery. Drifter Frank Chambers arrives at a quiet California roadside restaurant where he meets and falls for drop-dead gorgeous Cora, the wife of restaurant owner Nick Smith. After weaseling his way into a job, the two begin a deadly love affair and cook up plans to end her marriage and start a new life together.
Adding to the mythos was the knowledge that director Bob Rafelson filmed it on a closed set. The only people in the room were him, Nicholson, Lange, and cinematographer Sven Nykvist. Nicholson and Lange claim it was just a highly-rehearsed simulation, but kitchen table truthers maintain otherwise. Heck, even my colleague Lea Palmieri thinks it really happened. However, I have my doubts.