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Why is it called The Postman Always Rings Twice?

By: Gordon Honerkamp-smithUpdated: January 12, 2021

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Why is The Postman Always Rings Twice so called? The title seems to have no relevance to the story. James M Cain suggested the term "postman" was not meant to be taken literally. The "postman" whose ring was missed on the first occasion, has "rung" again, and everyone hears his second ring.

Accordingly, was there a remake of The Postman Always Rings Twice?

The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946 film) The Postman Always Rings Twice is a 1946 American film noir based on the 1934 novel of the same name by James M. Cain. 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.

Similarly, who was in the remake of The Postman Always Rings Twice?

Bob Rafelson's remake of 1946's The Postman Always Rings Twice, with a screenplay by the award-winning playwright David Mamet, stars Jack Nicholson as Frank Chambers, a depression-era drifter who ends up at a diner run by Nick Papadakis (John Colicos), who offers Frank a job.

How many times does the postman ring?

The Postman Always Rings Twice has been adapted many times, as a film (seven times), as an opera, as a radio drama, and as a play (twice).

How many pages does the postman ring twice?

Included are The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce and several short stories. The Postman Always Rings Twice and Double Indemnity are actually novella length (100 pages), while Mildred Pierce is roughly 300 pages long.

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Is The Postman Always Rings Twice on Netflix?

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