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Agatha Christie's 'Ten Little Indians' (1965)
"Ten Little Indians" (original title)

 |  Crime, Mystery, Thriller  |  June 1965 (UK)
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Agatha Christie tale of 10 people invited to an isolated place only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. One of them?

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Up to a house high on a mountain top have been invited ten people who are strangers to each other. When they are all gathered, they hear from their host that each one of them has in someway caused the death of an innocent person and that justice had not be served in their cases. There are eight guests and two servants there for the weekend, but one by one, they are being knocked off according to the poem of "Ten Little Indians". As the number of survivors decreases, they begin to believe that the killer is one of the group, but are unable to decide on which one he or she may be. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Original release prints included a "Whodunit Break", a 60-second recap of previous events, after the last two characters discover the body of Mr. Owen's eighth victim. The Whodunit Break is missing from most subsequent prints. See more »

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The killer is shown playing snooker, but just before the credits roll, the stand with the ten indians is on the snooker table, making the game impossible. See more »

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Ilona Bergen: How utterly marvelous! You all came to a house party without knowing your host!
Hugh Lombard: Well, what about you, Miss Bergen?
Ilona Bergen: Darling, it happens to me all the time!
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Ten Little Indians
Adaption of traditional nursery rhyme
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Decent Remake
3 September 1999 | by (Morristown, NJ) – See all my reviews

The first remake of the 1945 classic "And Then There Were None" is a fairly decent effort. While all of the wonderfully sly wit is gone this time, and the locale has been shifted from an island to a mountain resort (resulting in some characters having different nationalities this time) the results are still quite credible. The cast is good, with golden girl Shirley Eaton of "Goldfinger" fame looking quite lovely as the female lead. It's also amusing to see "My Fair Lady" almuni Stanley Holloway and Wilfrid Hyde-White together again in a completely different kind of film and setting. Just like the original, the identity of the killer (and I won't say who!) comes as a surprise because the performer gives a brilliant performance that makes it hard to link that performer with the one who committs all the murders beforehand. All subsequent remakes of this story have been awful. The original is still the best, but this one is okay to look at.


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