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The residents of a quiet English village begin to receive nasty, threatening letters. The wife of the local vicar calls in her friend Miss Marple to investigate. Full summary »
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Directed by
Roy Boulting 
Writing credits
Julia Jones (dramatised by)

Agatha Christie  novel (uncredited)

Produced by
Guy Slater .... producer
Original Music by
Alan Blaikley 
Ken Howard 
Cinematography by
Ian Hilton (photography)
Film Editing by
Graham Walker 
Production Design by
Paul Allen (designer)
Costume Design by
Christian Dyall 
Production Management
Andrew Benson .... production manager
Art Department
Helen MacKenzie .... properties buyer (as Helen Mackenzie)
Linda Sherwood-Page .... graphic designer
Sound Department
Martyn Clift .... film recordist
John Hale .... dubbing mixer
Rob Maynard .... dubbing editor
Editorial Department
Bernard Ashby .... chief film editor
Music Department
John Altman .... musical director
Other crew
Alexandra Bridcut .... assistant floor manager (as Alex Bridcut)
George Gallaccio .... production associate
Juley Harding .... production assistant
John Kay .... assistant floor manager
Tony Redston .... location manager

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102 min
Black and White (still photographs: of Gerry Burton's and Megan Hunter's trip to London) | Color
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This was filmmaker Roy Boulting's final project.See more »
Revealing mistakes: The corpse of Mrs Symmington blinks while the doctor is examining her.See more »
Gerry Burton:[Trying to get a loose end cleared up] But WHY did she?
Superintendent Nash:Ask Miss Marple. She usually has the right answers.
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12 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
do we all see the same show?, 29 August 2009
Author: angelknpenny from United States

I have to agree with Mike. I have no idea what Ted was watching. Miss Marple 'obnoxious" huh? Joan Hickson nails her completely and is charming. She also is able to bring across just how intuitive and intelligent Miss Marple is. I, too, like McEwan as an actress, but her portrayal of Marple is vile. she is better suited to series like "Mulberry". As for Rutherford, she doesn't bother me as Marple because I don't take her seriously in them. It's more like a charming parody of the character. Remember both Lansbury and Hayes also had a crack at Jane and while both very talented could not come close to Joan Hickson. She manages to be both steely and soft, no small feat! Ted's comments show a lack of knowledge about the mystery genre. There is no such thing as just mystery; there are numerous subcategories as well. So, comparing Gardner to Christie is akin to comparing Chandler to Conan Doyle.

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