Re: RARA-AVIS: Chandler/Cain

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 27 Apr 2000

John wrote:

"interesting that Chandler's feelings about Cain didn't stop him from adapting Double Indemnity to the screen."

Of course, Chandler also described the plot of Strangers on a Train as

Selected Letters also prints one from Chandler to Cain about this adaptation. The letter probably seemed nice enough to Cain, but it seems kind of condescending when read in light of other letters denoucing Cain.


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