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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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Captain Sydney De Courcy Rhumstone
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Chief Insp. Craddock (as Charles Tingwell)
William Mervyn ...
Comm. Breeze-Connington
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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 ...
Brewer (aka 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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The screenplay was not based on any published Agatha Christie story. It did, however, borrow a few obscure plot details from "They Do It With Mirrors" and there is a delightful moment when Miss Marple pays homage to Christie's long-running play, "The Mousetrap." See more »

Goofs

Charles 'Bud' Tingwell's character is wrongly credited as "Det. Insp. Craddock" - as the dialogue makes clear, he has been promoted to Chief Inspector following the events of Murder Most Foul. See more »

Quotes

Miss Marple: Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead, Mr. Stringer!
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Follows Murder She Said (1961) See more »

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Rule, Britannia!
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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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