Alphabet Murders (1965)

Alphabet Murders (1965)

Alphabet Murders





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Released in Great Britain as The ABC Murders, The Alphabet Murders stars a well-disguised Tony Randall as Agatha Christie's brilliant, insufferable Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Unfortunately, director Frank Tashlin chooses to open the film with one of his Pirandelloian gimmicks by introducing Randall out of make-up as himself, then cutting to Randall as Poirot. This has the effect of taking the audience "out" of the picture, and it takes a while for the film to recover. On its own, the plot … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
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Written By: David Pursall, Jack Seddon
On DVD: Apr 24, 1991

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as Hercule Poirot

as Amanda Beatrice Cros...

as Capt. Hastings

as Insp. Japp

as Duncan Doncaster

as Lady Diane

as Franklin

as Don Fortune

as Betty Barnard

as Sir Carmichael Clark...

as Sergeant

as Cracknell

as Judson

as Miss Sparks

as Dragbot

as Mrs. Fortune

as Miss Marple
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It was really as simple as ABC why this film was a dud, most of the suspense was lost in Tashlin's poorly conceived comic interpretation.

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Tony tries but this is middling, Robert Morley would have much more sense as Poirot. Contains an amusing cameo by Margaret Rutherford and Stringer Davis as Miss Marple and her loyal sidekick.

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