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Director:
Writers:
Peter Yeldham (screenplay) and
Harry Alan Towers (screenplay)
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Release Date:
June 1965 (UK) See more »
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WE DARE YOU TO GUESS! See more »
Plot:
Ten people are invited to a luxury mountaintop mansion, only to find that an unseen person is killing them one by one. Could one of them be the killer? Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Unptretentious but Good Version of Miss Christie's Novel See more (54 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
George Pollock 
 
Writing credits
Peter Yeldham (screenplay) and
Harry Alan Towers (screenplay) (as Peter Welbeck)

Agatha Christie  novel (uncredited)

Produced by
Harry M. Popkin .... producer: in association with
Harry Alan Towers .... producer
Oliver A. Unger .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Malcolm Lockyer 
 
Cinematography by
Ernest Steward (cameraman)
 
Film Editing by
Peter Boita 
 
Art Direction by
Frank White 
 
Makeup Department
Anne Box .... hairdresser (as Ann Box)
Gerry Fletcher .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
John Comfort .... production manager
Frank White .... unit production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Barrie Melrose .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
John Brommage .... sound mixer
Ken Cameron .... sound mixer
Peter Keen .... sound editor
 
Stunts
Larry Taylor .... stunt double: Mario Adorf (uncredited)
Terry Yorke .... stunt double: Hugh O'Brian (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
James Bawden .... camera operator (as Jimmy Bawden)
H.A.R. Thomson .... second unit cameraman (as Bob Thomson)
Michael Browne .... gaffer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
John McCorry .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Malcolm Lockyer .... conductor
 
Other crew
Phyllis Townshend .... continuity
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
"And Then There Were None" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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Runtime:
91 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Portugal:M/12 | UK:12 (video rating) (2008) (2010) | UK:A (1965) (cut) | West Germany:16

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Trivia:
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 »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
Hugh Lombard:Drop dead!
Det. William Henry Blore:That's not funny.
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Soundtrack:
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Of what is each person accused?
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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Unptretentious but Good Version of Miss Christie's Novel, 9 September 2006
Author: ragosaal from Argentina

If you enjoy crime mystery movies this is one to see. Based on a novel by Agatha Christie, it tells the story of ten people, all unknown to each other, that get trapped and isolated in a sort of castle on top a mountain where they have been invited by a mysterious host they don't know either. They soon realize the idea for their presence there is none other than to be executed one by one as a punishment for unclear circumstances that hurt and killed people in each one's past. They also realize that the avenging murderer is one of them, but who? Deaths start and it comes to the point in which no one -sill alive of course- trusts no one and everyone suspects everyone. The mystery's disclosure at the very end of the film doesn't lack surprise and goes along with the previous entertaining situations.

A rather unpretentious remake of "And There here were None" released in the 40's, this 1965 version turns out really good and stands far better than others that followed (in 1974 with Oliver Reed and Elke Sommer and in 1989 with Donald Pleasence and Brenda Vaccaro).

The dark atmosphere -the shooting was made in black and white- is good enough and interest doesn't fall along the whole picture, perhaps because the events move fast and the film's running time is perfect.

No doubt the very good performances of such experienced actors as Leo Genn (the General), Wilfrid Hyde White (the Judge) and Sterling Holloway (the detective) help a lot too. Hugh O'Brian and Shirley Eaton (a former Bond girl) are correct in their not much demanding roles).

If you didn't read Christie's novel you will enjoy the film and its mysterious plot, and if did read it you will enjoy the murderer's handling of facts in order to accomplish his sinister plan.

Some too casual and forced situations -necessary to sustain the plot and usual in Miss Christie's novels- do not affect the picture in all which is a real good one in its genre.

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