Agatha Christie's Mysteries Collection

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Overview

Angela Lansbury takes over the legacy of Margaret Rutherford as Agatha Christie's dogged sleuth Miss Marple in The Mirror Crack'd. The story takes place on a film set in a small British town in the 1950s. Elizabeth Taylor plays a washed-up actress trying to make a comeback but is plagued by a mysterious incident from her past. Unfortunately for her mental state, a collection of murders jar the quiet village where the movie is being made. Miss Marple arrives on the scene with her nephew, Inspector Craddock Edward ...
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Overview

Angela Lansbury takes over the legacy of Margaret Rutherford as Agatha Christie's dogged sleuth Miss Marple in The Mirror Crack'd. The story takes place on a film set in a small British town in the 1950s. Elizabeth Taylor plays a washed-up actress trying to make a comeback but is plagued by a mysterious incident from her past. Unfortunately for her mental state, a collection of murders jar the quiet village where the movie is being made. Miss Marple arrives on the scene with her nephew, Inspector Craddock Edward Fox, to investigate. In addition to Taylor, an assortment of other movie stars grace the roster of suspects, including Rock Hudson, Kim Novak, and Tony Curtis.
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Special Features

Death on the Nile: "Making Of" featurette; Interviews with cast members Peter Ustinov and Jane Birkin; Cast bios; Theatrical trailer; The Mirror Crack'd: Cast bios; Theatrical trailer; TV spots; Evul Under the Sun: "Making-of" featurette; Cast bios; Theatrical trailers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/27/2009
  • UPC: 031398104841
  • Rating:

  • Source: Lions Gate
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Mixed Media Set
  • Language: English
  • Time: 6:01:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 11,628

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Agatha Christie's Mysteries Collection - Death On the Nile
1. Program Start / Main Titles [2:16]
2. Life of Luxury [4:21]
3. "Isn't He Perfect?" [3:28]
4. Pyramids of Egypt [4:37]
5. The Famous Hercule Poirot [7:15]
6. Tiny But Lethal [5:08]
7. "Welcome Aboard the Karnak..." [4:38]
8. Grudges and Ill Will [8:04]
9. The Temple [4:25]
10. A Close Shave [5:30]
11. Hell Hath No Fury... [4:38]
12. A Shooting In the Parlor [7:10]
13. Emergency Medical Attention [4:29]
14. Death On the Nile [6:06]
15. Quizzing the Communist [6:31]
16. Widower & Servant [5:49]
17. Skewered Serpent [3:18]
18. Purloined Pearls [5:22]
19. Murder, She Wrote? [6:30]
20. Apology Accepted [4:21]
21. Another Murder [7:53]
22. "The Game Is Over" [4:21]
23. Evidence Points To [4:07]
24. Truth Revealed [6:01]
25. Witness and Complications [4:26]
26. One Way Out [4:33]
27. "This Place is Beginning to Resemble a Mortuary" [2:24]
28. End Credits [1:48]
Disc #2 -- Agatha Christie's Mysteries Collection - The Mirror Crack'd
1. Program Start / Murder at Midnight [3:53]
2. Miss Marple to the Rescue [2:15]
3. Main Titles [2:01]
4. Jason Rudd, Director [2:57]
5. Royal Reception [5:41]
6. Photo Opportunity [2:46]
7. Mary, Queen of Sluts [4:52]
8. Deadly Daiquiri [3:00]
9. Cause of Death [5:06]
10. "My Favorite Nephew" [6:26]
11. Marina's Wrath [3:56]
12. Whatever Lola Wants... [1:37]
13. "The Intended Victim Was Your Wife" [6:34]
14. Aunt Jane's Advice [2:14]
15. Tempestuous Talent [6:28]
16. Accusatons and Inquiries [5:32]
17. Troubled Star [3:23]
18. "The Performace Was a Little Overdone..." [5:45]
19. Trouble On the Set [3:43]
20. Harsh Medicine [3:33]
21. "To Hell With the Picture!" [3:18]
22. Missing Pieces [3:40]
23. A Drink Before Bedtime [3:34]
24. Miss Marple Cracks the Case [2:56]
25. The Murder of Heather Babcock [4:37]
26. "She's Given Performance of Her Life..." [2:53]
27. End Credits [2:28]
Disc #3 -- Agatha Christie's Mysteries Collection - Evil Under the Sun
1. Program Start / Main Titles [2:11]
2. Enter Poirot [5:34]
3. The Guests [4:58]
4. The Incomparable Arlena [6:54]
5. Cocktails and Cattiness [5:45]
6. Infidelity Under the Sun [4:41]
7. By the Sea [3:20]
8. Grounds For Divorce [4:04]
9. Evening's Entertainment [4:40]
10. Morning [5:15]
11. Prelude to Murder [5:45]
12. Strangled [3:12]
13. Sir Horace's Story [4:08]
14. Accusations and Alibis [4:58]
15. Christine and Linda [4:42]
16. Rex Brewster's Alibi [6:34]
17. "No Alibi is Still No Alibi..." [5:25]
18. Pieces of the Puzzle [4:23]
19. Confronting the Suspects [3:07]
20. Christine's Lies [6:05]
21. The Body On the Beach [5:39]
22. Mr. and Mrs. Murder [4:31]
23. Absence of Proof [3:11]
24. Poirot Wraps It Up [4:34]
25. End Credits [:33]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Agatha Christie's Mysteries Collection - Death On the Nile
   Chapter Selections
   Extras
      Trailer
      Featurette: The Making of "Death On the Nile"
      Talent Bios
         Hercule Poirot
         Suspects, Victims and Innocent Bystanders
            Barnstable
            Louise Bourget
            Linnet Ridgeway
            Mrs. Van Schuyler
            Jacqueline De Bellefort
            Jim Ferguson
            Rosalie Otterbourne
            Andrew Pennington
            Salome Otterbourne
            Simon Doyle
            Colonel Race
            Miss Bowers
            Doctor Ludwig Bessner
      Interview With Peter Ustinov With English Subtitles
      Interview With Peter Ustinov With No Subtitles
      Interview With Jane Birkin
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Disc #2 -- Agatha Christie's Mysteries Collection - The Mirror Crack'd
   Chapter Selections
   Extras
      Theatrical Trailer
      TV Spots
         TV Spot 1
         TV Spot 2
      Talent Bios
         Miss Jane Marple
         Suspects, Victims and Innocent Bystanders
            Ella Zielinsky
            Marty N. Fenn
            Inspector Craddock
            Jason Rudd
            Lola Brewster
            Marina Rudd
   Play
Disc #3 -- Agatha Christie's Mysteries Collection - Evil Under the Sun
   Chapter Selections
   Extras
      Theatrical Trailer
      Featurette: "The Making of Evil Under the Sun"
      Talent Bios
         Hercule Poirot
         Suspects, Victims and Innocent Bystanders
            Christine Redfern
            Sir Horace Blatt
            Odell Gardner
            Rex Brewster
            Myra Gardner
            Arlena Marshall
            Daphne Castle
   Play
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  • Posted October 1, 2010

    Enjoyable

    While these films might not be every one's idea of a good portrayal of an Agatha Christie mystery, I have always enjoyed them. Watching them again, I still find them good entertainment. My favortie of the three is Death on the Nile.

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