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Murder Ahoy (1964)

Unrated | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 22 September 1964 (USA)
After Miss Marple is made a trustee of a merchant marine training vessel, a fellow trustee is poisoned, and ship's officers are later murdered after she comes on board.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Margaret Rutherford ...
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Captain Sydney De Courcy Rhumstone
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
Chief Insp. Craddock (as Charles Tingwell)
William Mervyn ...
Comm. Breeze-Connington
Joan Benham ...
Matron Alice Fanbraid
Stringer Davis ...
Nicholas Parsons ...
Dr. Crump
Miles Malleson ...
Bishop Faulkner
Henry Oscar ...
Lord Rudkin
Derek Nimmo ...
Sub-Lt. Eric Humbert
Gerald Cross ...
Lt. Commander Dimchurch
Norma Foster ...
Asst. Matron Shirley Boston
Terence Edmond ...
Sgt. Bacon
Francis Matthews ...
Lt. Compton
Lucy Griffiths ...
Millie
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Miss Marple investigates the murder of one of her fellow trustees of a fund which rehabilitates young criminals. To investigate she goes aboard the ship used to train the juveniles, much to the distress of the Captain. She soon stumbles onto more murders, and a ring of thieves. Written by <hatchetts13@webtv.net>

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New mischief amidst the mizzen-masts!

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22 September 1964 (USA)  »

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Mörder ahoi!  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Terence Edmond's appearance as Sgt Bacon partly capitalises on his then-recent rôle in Z Cars (1962), where his policeman character PC Sweet had been shockingly killed off. See more »

Goofs

As Breeze-Connington asks the Battledore crew to give a good impression in the wardroom, Compton puts his cigarette to his lips. The shot changes, and he lifts the cigarette again. See more »

Quotes

Captain Rhumstone: [testily] One thing I can't stand is being disturbed when I'm curling my beard!
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Spin-off The Alphabet Murders (1965) See more »

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Rule, Britannia!
(uncredited)
Composed by Thomas Augustine Arne
Lyrics by James Thomson
Performed by the cast
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not the third!
30 April 2002 | by (Saint-Ouen, France) – See all my reviews

Just a little rectification: if the order of releases in Great-Britain is correct, this film is the fourth, not the third, in the series. The British releases were as follow: Murder, She Said - August, 1961 Murder at the Gallop - April, 1963 Murder Most Foul - February, 1964 Murder Ahoy - July, 1964


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