Despite not knowing him, the world's most famous detectives can't pass up the offer of a "dinner and murder" invitation from wealthy Lionel Twain. Each has no idea until their arrival at Two Two Twain who else will be in attendance. Those detectives are: amateur sleuths and New York socialites Dick and Dora Charleston, accompanied by their pet terrier, Myron; Belgian detective Monsieur Milo Perrier, accompanied by his chauffeur, Marcel; Shanghainese Inspector Sidney Wang, accompanied by his Japanese adopted son, Willie Wang; frumpish Brit Miss Jessica Marbles, accompanied by her invalid nurse, Miss Withers; and San Francisco gumshoe Sam Diamond, accompanied by his femme fatale sidekick, Tess Skeffington. The dinner part of the invitation runs into problems due to the non-communication between Twain's blind butler, Jamesir Bensonmum, and Twain's new deaf-mute and non-Anglophone cook, Yetta. On the murder side, the guests initially believe Twain will try to kill each of them. However, ... Written by
You are cordially invited to dinner... and a murder!
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was originally considered for the role of Inspector Wang but was unable to accept because he was appearing in a play in Italy. See more
When Inspector Milo Perrier is being driven to the home of Lionel Twain, the candy bar he is eating changes size inconsistently between shots. See more
Someone gone great trouble to make welcome guests not so welcome. Ring bell, please.
Are you nuts, Pop? Someone's tryin' to KILL us!
Yes! Should make exciting weekend. Ring, please.
I sure wish it was Monday morning.
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Referenced in Conan: Savage. Fred Savage.