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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (1991)

Miss Marple: They Do It with Mirrors (original title)
When Miss Marple is invited to the manor house of an old friend, it is not long before a puzzling murder puts her mind to work.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Joan Hickson ...
Faith Brook ...
Gillian Barge ...
Neal Swettenham ...
David Horovitch ...
Ian Brimble ...
Jay Villiers ...
Saul Reichlin ...
Matthew Cottle ...
Ernie Gregg
John Bott ...


Ruth van Rydock is worried about her sister's health and well-being and asks their mutual friend Jane Marple to visit her for a awhile. Her sister, Carrie-Louise Serrocold, is married to Lewis Serrocold and he has turned their estate into an institute of sorts for young offenders. Miss Marple is more than happy to visit and finds an odd assortment of characters on the premises. When Christian Gulbranson is found shot while sitting at the typewriter in his room, Miss Marple has a murder to solve. Gulbranson, a trustee of the institute, had only arrived that day on urgent business and Lewis Serrocold found a partly completed letter in his typewriter saying that someone was poisoning Carrie-Louise. Assisting Inspector Slack, with whom she had previously worked, she soon knows who committed the crime but is not quite sure how they did it. Written by garykmcd

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Release Date:

29 December 1991 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

They Do It with Mirrors  »

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Chief Inspector Slack: And this Edgar Lawson was yelling all the time you were down here?
Walter Hudd: Uh, he was fruitcaking for England up there.
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Remake of Murder with Mirrors (1985) See more »

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20 May 2002 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Christie gets in some well aimed digs at fashions in philanthropy and lets reformatory boss Lewis Serocold spout on about the need to trust young offenders and betray a creepy symbiosis with one of the delinquents who should clearly be in a cosy asylum somewhere.

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