The Postman Always Rings Twice

Nick Smith (Cecil Kellaway), a middle-aged roadside diner owner, hires a drifter, Frank Chambers (John Garfield), to work at his restaurant. Frank quickly begins an affair with Nick's beautiful young wife, Cora (Lana Turner), and the two conspire to kill Nick and seize his assets. When they succeed, local prosecutor Kyle Sackett (Leon Ames) becomes suspicious, but is unable to build a solid case. However, the couple soon realizes that no misdeed ever goes truly unpunished.
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Language: English Genres: Crime drama Theme: Temptation, Forbidden love, Fall Time Period: 1940s

"A drifter (John Garfield) helps a Greek's (Cecil Kellaway) wife (Lana Turner) become a widow." Fri, April 18 2014 at 10:00PM EDT on TCM

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