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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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Details

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
(uncredited)
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
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Fun, based on a wonderful Agatha Christie novel
3 December 2003 | by istaraSee all my reviews

This film is fun, but of course does not live up to the original novel. (It's been Americanised for one thing). That said, the cast is strong, and the plot has plenty of intrigue.

But read the book - it's one of Agatha's best adventure novels (as opposed to Country- House-Body-in-the-Library novels) and the mystery is pretty good too.


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