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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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The Whodunnit Break! A first in motion pictures! Just before the gripping climax of the film, you will be given sixty seconds to guess the killer's identity! The film will pause and on the screen you will see clues to help you decide who the murderer is...We Dare You To Guess! See more »


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All movie versions of "Ten Little Indians" are based on the stage play by Agatha Christie and not the novel. While the identity of the murderer is the same in each version, who survives the murderer's plot is different. See more »

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Early in the movie, the characters hear a tape recording accusing of them of murder. Later, however, when Lombard makes a reference to Blore's crime, Blore responds with a surprised, "Who told you?" when he knows exactly how Lombard found out about it. See more »

Quotes

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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Version of Ten Little Indians (1959) See more »

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Ten Little Indians
Adaption of traditional nursery rhyme
Performed by Fabian
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And then there was "Ten Little Indians"
1 November 2000 | by (Saginaw, Michigan) – See all my reviews



And then Agatha Christie, a great writer, thought of a rich, suspenseful, and thrilling story like this. This movie version is an excellent adaption of the story with ten strangers come to a ski resort which seems haunted at first turns out to be the scene of a crime. Which of the ten committed it? Well you'll have to see the movie. This film is beautifully filmed with the acting superb definitely with the Goldfinger girl Shirley Eaton. I'll make sure I add this movie to my classic film collection.


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