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

Miss Marple: The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side (original title)
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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Margaret Courtenay, who plays Miss Knight in this production, played Dolly Bantry in the 1980 motion picture version. See more »

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D.I. Craddock says Marple is his aunt but they weren't related in "A Murder Is Announced". See more »

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Insp. Craddock: [after two murders] What would you like me to do?
Supt. Slack: Do? Catch the perpetrator of this... pig's dinner! That's what I like you to do!
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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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