Agatha Christie: Poirot & Marple

Agatha Christie: Poirot & Marple

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Cast: David Suchet

     
 

First filmed as a theatrical feature in 1982, Agatha Christie's 1940 mystery novel Evil Under the Sun was remade as a two-hour episode of the off-and-on British TV series Poirot. David Suchet is back as the infuriatingly brilliant and fussy Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, who after suffering a fainting spell at a posh restaurant is whisked off to aSee more details below

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First filmed as a theatrical feature in 1982, Agatha Christie's 1940 mystery novel Evil Under the Sun was remade as a two-hour episode of the off-and-on British TV series Poirot. David Suchet is back as the infuriatingly brilliant and fussy Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, who after suffering a fainting spell at a posh restaurant is whisked off to a fancy health resort along the Devon Coast. As he recuperates, Poirot is able to relax, secure in the belief that he can give his sleuthing a bit of a well-deserved result. Alas, this is not to be. Another guest at the resort, a world-famous actress, is murdered -- and virtually everyone else in the vicinity had both motive and opportunity to do the dirty deed. First telecast in the U.K. in 2001. Evil Under the Sun made its America bow on July 13, 2003, courtesy of the A&E cable network.

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From the Producers
Cross over the shadowy doorstep and into the sinister world of crime writing’s Grand Dame, Agatha Christie, in this unprecedented 17-disc collection of classic mysteries. Lock the door, sit down, and have a cup of tea as Christie mystery-solvers Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot get to the bottom of 21 spine-tingling murder cases. David Suchet stars as the beloved Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot, braving some of Christie’s most notable and unpredictable plot twists in some of her most memorable tales. Lavish settings, shining supporting casts, and rich period details bring 12 Poirot classics to life. Also on the case in 9 mysteries of her own is Miss Jane Marple, a consummate lady and an unflappable crime-stopper with intuition sharper than her knitting needles. Portrayed by Christie’s personal choice for the role, veteran stage actress Joan Hickson, Miss Marple artfully the crimes she encounters with skill and a touch of class. With 35 hours of suspense, misdirection, and peerless sleuthing, the Agatha Christie Crime Anthology offers hours of fascination.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/28/2009
UPC:
0733961159325
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Time:
34:39:00

Special Features

Agatha Christie biography; David Suchet biography; Complete index of all Hercule Poirot stories; Miss Marple biography; Joan Hickson biography and filmography; Complete index of all Miss Marple stories

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
2. Poirot's Retirement [4:16]
3. Ackroyd's Business [6:34]
4. Poor Mrs. Ferrars [9:23]
5. Mr. Ackroyd's Been Murdered [5:35]
6. The Scene of the Crime [5:34]
7. Smoke and Deception [5:58]
8. Inspecting the Evidence [9:48]
9. A Time to Act [12:28]
10. Ralph and the Parlor Maid [9:49]
11. Assembling the Suspects [8:39]
12. The Doctor's Theory [15:40]
Disc #2 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: Lord Edgware Dies
2. An Invitation to a Party [8:30]
3. My Name Is Jane Wilkinson [8:03]
4. The Dinner Parties [8:24]
5. Poirot on the Scene [8:43]
6. Too Late [13:00]
7. A Development [8:53]
8. Alton Didn't Stand a Chance [5:11]
9. Five Questions [4:08]
10. Mrs. Van Dusen [7:38]
11. Five Answers [15:07]
12. Center Stage [6:00]
Disc #3 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: Murder in Mesopotamia
1. Take It or Leave It [8:02]
2. Between Two Rivers [9:39]
3. I Will Avenge! [4:08]
4. Damsel in Distress [7:20]
5. So Straight Forward [9:21]
6. Bonjour, Mousier Mercado [6:26]
7. The Gloves Removed [13:13]
8. A Beautiful Cup [5:28]
9. A Cry in the Night [5:51]
10. History of Importance [10:47]
11. Recreating the Past [9:53]
Disc #4 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: Evil Under the Sun
1. Death Is the Price [9:35]
2. The Sandy Cove Hotel [7:53]
3. Perfect Place for Murder [4:18]
4. 'Til Death Us Do Part [7:00]
5. Pixie Cove [9:21]
6. Strangled [7:01]
7. Blackmail [7:25]
8. The Paleness of Death [8:27]
9. A Few More Questions [8:01]
10. An Easy Target [5:46]
11. A Most Ingenious Crime [15:40]
Disc #5 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: Death on the Nile
1. All That Matters [5:31]
2. Man of Leisure [10:46]
3. Pleasure Cruise [7:33]
4. Riddles Travelers [7:34]
5. A Game of Charades [11:04]
6. Official Inquiries [7:43]
7. Odd Similarities [8:12]
8. On a Hunch [11:46]
9. Falling Together [11:18]
10. Facing Facts [10:03]
11. Saying Goodbye [5:08]
12. Credits [:50]
Disc #6 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: Sad Cypress
1. A Flicker of Life [6:13]
2. To Love Is to Live [10:52]
3. Party of Pleasantries [11:05]
4. Talk of the Town [6:20]
5. Contribution for the Future [6:58]
6. A Crime of Passion [8:24]
7. Abandonment Issues [6:29]
8. Digging Up the Past [8:40]
9. Be Careful as You Go [9:57]
10. Nothing Is What it Seems [8:07]
11. A Rose with No Thorns [8:49]
12. Credits [1:19]
Disc #7 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: The Hollow
1. Weekend Retreat [8:32]
2. Love Undecided [7:11]
3. Getting to Know You [8:16]
4. A Married Man [7:59]
5. Playing the Game [7:55]
6. Intuition Takes Hold [11:06]
7. Human Nature [10:17]
8. Question of Intelligence [4:13]
9. Mind of Invention [10:00]
10. Worship of a Lie [8:34]
11. A Pattern of Implication [4:26]
12. Credits [:23]
Disc #8 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: Five Little Pigs
1. A Story Most Unique [7:35]
2. Lust of the Flesh [4:03]
3. Troublesome Relationship [6:09]
4. Socratic Anecdotes [8:49]
5. Unchallenged Love [9:38]
6. A Man Possessed [11:03]
7. Grace & Dignity [9:37]
8. Haunted Memories [10:44]
9. True Friends [9:12]
10. My Eyes Only [4:29]
11. May Justice Be Done [10:33]
12. Credits [1:21]
Disc #9 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: The Mystery of the Blue Train
1. Play Program [7:04]
2. The Heart of Fire [9:54]
3. A Train Ticket [7:02]
4. Requesting Number Seven [4:23]
5. A Murder on the Train [7:49]
6. Two Million Dollars Richer [6:40]
7. We Are All Free [9:14]
8. Keeping a Secret [7:36]
9. The Plan Revealed [9:35]
10. Pick On Someone Your Own Size [8:07]
11. Pretending to be Ruth [10:35]
12. Credits [1:12]
Disc #10 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: Taken at the Flood
1. Poor Rosaleen [6:59]
2. Produce Underhay [4:57]
3. Feel the Hatred [3:47]
4. Give Back the Money [10:24]
5. The Horror of Drifting [5:43]
6. We'll Destroy Each Other [10:31]
7. The Major Is Mistaken [7:18]
8. The Weapon Did Not Kill Him [6:24]
9. The World Has Gone Mad [7:13]
10. The Source of Poison [7:12]
11. Poirot Speaks [17:30]
12. Credits [1:00]
Disc #11 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: After the Funeral
1. Cora Hasn't Changed [5:58]
2. Reading the Will [5:48]
3. Someone Is Poisoning Him [6:59]
4. Cremation? [8:47]
5. They're All Performers [8:37]
6. The Wedding Cake [10:34]
7. Dinner to Remember [10:20]
8. Mirror Image [7:05]
9. Not a Casual Crime [5:18]
10. Solving a Riddle [4:03]
11. Cause and Effect [14:27]
12. Credits [1:12]
Disc #12 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Poirot: Cards on the Table
1. One of the Richest in London [5:55]
2. Sleuths and Criminals [5:15]
3. Stabbed Through the Heart [13:01]
4. The Doctor Comes Clean [8:01]
5. Different Than Expected [7:19]
6. He Was a Louse [9:22]
7. A Regular Bridge Partner [7:43]
8. 19 Pairs of Stockings [8:08]
9. Left a Suspect Off the List [6:49]
10. You Have the Motive [6:33]
11. Reasons of Psychology [9:54]
12. Credits [1:12]
Disc #13 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Marple: A Carribean Mystery/The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
1. Barbados Holiday [5:23]
2. The Major's Stories [11:18]
3. High Blood Pressure [6:50]
4. A Visit to the Village [6:11]
5. Miss Marple Confesses [7:26]
6. The Major is Exhumed [8:06]
7. Lapses in Memory [6:42]
8. Suspicious Circumstances [12:21]
9. A Fatal Dose [8:50]
10. A Serious Gesture [9:18]
11. A Question of Motive [12:09]
12. Midnight Swim [9:03]
1. Coming Home [2:50]
2. Not Natural [4:20]
3. The Garden Party [9:11]
4. Heather Badcock [6:34]
5. Inspector Craddock [7:46]
6. The Lady of Shalott [10:25]
7. You Were Seen [9:35]
8. Emotional Memories [6:49]
9. A Complicated Woman [8:41]
10. The Root of All Evil [10:16]
11. A Touch of Rubella [10:02]
12. Fatal Results [10:07]
Disc #14 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Marple: Sleeping Murder/4:50 From Paddington
1. House for Sale [6:07]
2. Settling In [9:12]
3. Remembering the Past [9:57]
4. Searching for Helen [10:22]
5. Hysterical Amnesia [7:19]
6. A Visit to the Sanatorium [7:04]
7. The X Factor [9:40]
8. Miss Paget [6:54]
9. Anstell Manor [8:23]
10. The Coals of Fire [12:41]
11. Digging for Clues [6:21]
12. Scene of the Crime [10:19]
1. All Aboard [6:46]
2. Good Morning Inspector [7:44]
3. A Very Interesting Girl [8:39]
4. The New Housekeeper [8:27]
5. Ring the Police [7:24]
6. Only a Murder [8:51]
7. Line of Questioning [8:49]
8. Unexpected Pleasure [11:35]
9. A Bloody Mess [7:54]
10. For Money or Love [10:51]
11. We're Engaged [8:20]
12. The Set Up [8:43]
Disc #15 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Marple: The Moving Finger/At Bertram's Hotel
1. Poisoned Pen Letters [10:54]
2. Find the Lady [6:32]
3. Mr. Symmington [7:31]
4. Sanctuary [8:27]
5. Fatal Dose [9:13]
6. Morally Guilty of Murder [11:38]
7. Another Murder [6:53]
8. Miss Burton [7:31]
9. Eliza Doolittle [6:35]
10. Miss Griffith [6:50]
11. Sleeping Powder [6:11]
12. Cold Blooded Murder [8:16]
1. Miss Sedgwick [3:58]
2. Unhealthy Conversation [5:02]
3. Not the Maternal Type [9:40]
4. Behind the Uniform [9:38]
5. A Watchful Eye [7:26]
6. Sorely Confused [6:40]
7. The Irish Mail Robbery [9:54]
8. The BOAC Bag [15:17]
9. Mirror, Mirror [5:34]
10. An Additional Motive [7:58]
11. A Blackmailer's Paradise [9:53]
12. A Remarkable Woman [8:17]
Disc #16 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Marple: Murder at Vicarage/Nemesis
1. Someting's Amiss [4:44]
2. Enjoyment is the Key [11:30]
3. A Terrible Accident [8:51]
4. Between Me and My Maker [9:03]
5. Double Confession [8:17]
6. The Official Visits [6:46]
7. Any Degree of Subtlety [10:24]
8. Tipped Over the Edge [7:13]
9. Mrs. Lestrange [6:24]
10. A Little Strategy [8:34]
11. The Setup [4:55]
12. Masterpiece of Confusion [8:05]
1. A Web to Weave [4:52]
2. Most Perplexing [:00]
3. A Distinguished Gathering [7:21]
4. Abbey Ducis [8:59]
5. United by Grief [10:36]
6. The Spirit of Place [8:44]
7. A Ghostly Puppet Master [11:23]
8. Three Things to Follow Up [7:55]
9. Mrs. Brent [11:38]
10. Trust and Understanding [5:22]
11. A Question of Proof [10:04]
12. His Nemesis [12:19]
Disc #17 -- Agatha Christie Crime Anthology Collection - Marple: They Do IIt With Mirrors
1. Young Criminals [8:13]
2. Stonygates [10:36]
3. The Measure of Risk [4:51]
4. A Real Prototype [7:15]
5. Weeds Into Flowers [8:18]
6. Ruth's Surprise [11:30]
7. The Letter [7:21]
8. Opportunity Seized [5:49]
9. Amateur Magician [15:03]
10. The Clearest Vision [8:12]
11. It Had to Be [8:34]
12. Practical and Truthful [9:42]

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