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Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (1992)

At a reception for a fading film star making a screen comeback, a gushing, pushy fan is poisoned by a drink apparently meant for the actress.

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A town busybody is poisoned at a busy reception in the home of famous film star Marina Gregg. The poisoned drink seemed intended for Marina, but Miss Marple is not so sure. She sets out to discover the true identity of the killer before he or she can strike again... Written by <hatchetts13@webtv.net>

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27 December 1992 (UK)  »

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The Morris dancers who appear early in the episode are the Winchester Morris Men dancing "Balance the Straw" from the village of Bledington. See more »

Goofs

During the tennis match between Marina Gregg and Dr Gilchrist, at love-40 Dr Gilchrist serves to Marina from the right hand court. However, at love-40, the server must always serve from the left hand court. See more »

Quotes

Miss Jane Marple: [on the phone] Dolly? Now you'll going to do something for me. I want you to talk to Dr. Petrie. Yes, because he's just behaving like Mussolini!
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Version of The Mirror Crack'd (1980) See more »

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Very British production
4 December 2004 | by (at present France) – See all my reviews

I think on seeing the 1981 Hollywood version and the 1992 version I do feel that being 'British myself that it is much better to keep to the authors way of telling the story as this is Agatha Christies way and that is why she is so popular. As for Joan Hickson playing the part of miss Marple I feel she is perfect and that Agatha Christie was right in her choice and of course she must be right. As to the plots they are meant to be intriguing and complicated not to be made easy to work out .


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