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Murder Most Foul (1964)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  September 1964 (USA)
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When Miss Marple joins a theatrical company after a blackmailer is murdered, several members of the troupe are also dispatched by this mysterious killer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Margaret Rutherford ...
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H. Driffold Cosgood
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
Inspector Craddock (as Charles Tingwell)
Andrew Cruickshank ...
Justice Crosby (as Andrew Cruikshank)
Megs Jenkins ...
Mrs. Gladys Thomas
Ralph Michael ...
Ralph Summers
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Bill Hanson
Stringer Davis ...
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Sheila Upward
Pauline Jameson ...
Maureen Summers
Annette Kerr ...
Dorothy
Alison Seebohm ...
Eva McGonigall
Windsor Davies ...
Sergeant Brick
Neil Stacy ...
Arthur (as Neil Stacey)
Maurice Good ...
George Rowton
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Storyline

Adaption of Agatha Christie's "Mrs. McGinty's dead". Miss Marple is the only jury member who believes that an accused is innocently charged with murder, so she joins a local acting troupe and tries to figure out who the real murderer is. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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New misdeeds are afoot afoot the footlights!


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As a result of this case, Craddock is promoted to the rank of Chief Inspector. See more »

Goofs

The courtroom's main doors are decorated with the coat-of-arms of the king of Norway. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Miss Jane Marple: Mr. Cosgood, whatever I may or may not be, I am definitely no angel... Good-bye! Good luck!
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Connections

Referenced in Remington Steele: Steele Flying High (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme From Dr. Kildare
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Music by Jerry Goldsmith
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Jane's no angel
14 February 2000 | by (SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – See all my reviews

Jane's on jury duty and is the only one to find NOT GUILTY to a murder charge so she is off to find the real killer. She auditions to join the cast of a traveling players group in a get-up with a huge hydrangea blossom plunked in her bosom and recites "The killing of Dan McGrew". It's wonderful. The rest of the film is entertaining and the finale typically ironic and comical. These films are great, easy to watch and very light hearted.


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