Jessica Fletcher is on a train headed for El Paso. She shares a table in the dining car with a woman who subsequently vanishes, leaving her purse on the table. Then a message is announced for the woman and Jessica accepts it. This leads to an attack in her compartment and a demand for 'it'. She has no idea what 'it' is and is rescued by a man claiming to be a journalist. The plot thickens. She is warned away by an FBI man, but continues to follow her clues to Agua Verde where the woman apparently lives. The plot twists and turns as she delves deeper in a most devious mystery.
Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>
2 November 1997 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Jim McClafferty was the location manager, working with the Production Designer/art department, whose responsibilities included obtaining film permits, contracts with property sites/owners for filming specific exterior and interior locations. On payroll at the same time the art department personnel are hired, working with the film's production manager, director, producers, scouting locations and arranging transportation for the department heads, assistants; final production scout before filming commences. McClafferty supervises the final clean-up, mop out of the filming location sight, requiring both set dressing, drapery-carpet-flooring, greens, and the construction department supervisor and crews labor to remove scenic installations from the location sights. No location is practical, just actual, with major work required to comply with script and directorial demands. See more
After Jessica and Agent Guzman find the computer chip with the satellite codes on it, Guzman casually picks it up and hands it to Jessica. Without taking precautions to prevent static electricity this would have fried the chip and rendered it useless. See more