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Murder She Said

  • Drama
  • 1961
  • George Pollock
  • 82 mins
  • PG

Summary

Murder mystery starring Margaret Rutherford. Miss Marple sees a woman being strangled on a passing train. When she fails to convince the police that she has witnessed a murder, she decides to investigate for herself.

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Review

Rating: 2 out of 5.

Through the window of a passing train, Miss Marple (Margaret Rutherford) spots a woman being murdered. When no corpse can be found, however, her suspicions are dismissed as the ravings of an eccentric elderly spinster. Determined to solve the mystery, she takes a job as a maid at the estate of James Robertson-Justice... The first screen adaptation to star Rutherford as Agatha Christie's amateur sleuth only holds the interest now because of its star's unique persona and comic timing. Thanks to her, this otherwise uninteresting film found popularity and spawned three sequels.

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Credits

Cast

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Miss MarpleMargaret Rutherford
Dr QuimperArthur Kennedy
Emma AckenthorpeMuriel Pavlow
Mr AckenthorpeJames Robertson-Justice
Inspector CraddockCharles Tingwell
Cedric AckenthorpeThorley Walters
Mrs KidderJoan Hickson

Crew

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DirectorGeorge Pollock

Details

Theatrical distributor
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Available on
video and DVD
Formats
Black and white
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