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The Man in the Brown Suit (1989)

An American woman is getting involved in a diamond theft in South Africa.

Director:

Alan Grint

Writers:

Agatha Christie (book), Carla Jean Wagner (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rue McClanahan ... Suzy Blair
Tony Randall ... Rev. Edward Chichester
Edward Woodward ... Sir Eustace Pedler
Stephanie Zimbalist ... Anne Beddingfeld
Ken Howard ... Gordon Race
Nickolas Grace Nickolas Grace ... Guy Underhill
Simon Dutton ... Harry Lucas
María Casal María Casal ... Anita (as Maria Casal)
Federico Luciano Federico Luciano ... Leo Carton
Rose McVeigh ... Valerie
Jorge Bosso Jorge Bosso ... Businessman
José Canalejas ... Arab #1 (as Jose A. Canalejas)
Robert Case Robert Case ... Ship's Captain
Tibi Costa Tibi Costa ... Arab #2 (as Tiby Costa)
James Duggan ... Steward
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An American woman is getting involved in a diamond theft in South Africa.

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Genres:

Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 January 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El hombre del traje marrón See more »

Filming Locations:

Spain See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Soundtracks

The Man I Love
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Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
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I Liked the Movie
3 February 2005 | by smortsloriSee all my reviews

Not all Agatha Christie movies are written true to form of her books. Of course, what movie is really? This is a charming adventure with a young woman tired of her humdrum life looking for more excitement. She soon finds it with a romance and a mystery. The gorgeous leading man and the cute leading lady (Stephanie Zimbalist) make for a cute couple. Had me guessing things until the very end the first time I saw this, and I have a taped copy (wish I had the original now). Interesting not to have the typical Miss Marple or Hercules Poirot characters and yet lends one to wanting to read the book. Tony Randall was quite funny with his different characters. I believe this is well-worth the viewing.


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