Poirot - The Classic Collection Megaset

Poirot - The Classic Collection Megaset

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Cast: David Suchet

     
 

While author Agatha Christie created the character of Hercule Poirot, the foppish but brilliant Belgian detective, in a series of novels, actor David Suchet gave Poirot his definitive screen portrayal, bringing the character to life in a series of acclaimed adaptations for produced for British television. Thirty-six Poirot stories aired between 1989 and 1993See more details below

Overview

While author Agatha Christie created the character of Hercule Poirot, the foppish but brilliant Belgian detective, in a series of novels, actor David Suchet gave Poirot his definitive screen portrayal, bringing the character to life in a series of acclaimed adaptations for produced for British television. Thirty-six Poirot stories aired between 1989 and 1993 are included in this special 12-disc DVD set. The material on Poirot: The Classic Collection has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The dialogue is in English, with no multiple language options included. As a bonus, this set includes an essay written by David Suchet, biographies for Suchet and Christie, filmographies for the cast members and background essays on the major recurring characters in the series.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/12/2005
UPC:
0054961779697
Rating:
NR
Source:
Acorn Media
Time:
30:30:00

Special Features

This megaset includes all 36 hour-long episodes from the series collected in a packaged 12-disc media book. The Classic Collection also features a written introduction by David Suchet; biographies of Agatha Christie and Suchet; cast filmographies; and resources for Agatha Christie fans. The DVD 12-volume boxed set has a total running time of 30½ hours.

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Suchet Hercule Poirot

Technical Credits

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Set 1
2. Vanished [10:41]
3. Gathering Facts [7:17]
4. Cooped Up [10:21]
5. Raceway [9:18]
6. Complete Picture [12:48]
2. Indiscreet Letter [8:51]
3. Mr. Blackmail [7:24]
4. Casing the Joint [10:51]
5. Caught in the Act [7:09]
6. Treasured Box [13:42]
2. Playing the Game [9:38]
3. Han Wu Ling [8:32]
4. Get Him! [8:57]
5. Chinatown [10:30]
6. Double Trouble [12:33]
Side #2 -- Set 2
2. Rainy Day [10:41]
3. Tragic Loss [7:17]
4. Office Visit [10:21]
5. Mr. Pengelley [9:18]
6. Confession [12:48]
2. Retirement [8:51]
3. Bus Ride [7:24]
4. Miniatures [10:51]
5. Suspect Gone [7:09]
6. Face to Face [13:42]
2. At the Movies [9:38]
3. The Robinsons [8:32]
4. Stakeout [8:57]
5. Nightclub Singer [10:30]
6. Carla Romero [12:33]
Side #3 -- Set 3
2. Arrival [10:41]
3. Disappearance [7:17]
4. Hospitality [10:21]
5. Daniels Affair [9:18]
6. Mobilization [12:48]
2. Date for Tea [8:51]
3. Cutting Facts [7:24]
4. Robbery [10:51]
5. Duplicity [7:09]
6. Diamond Flaw [13:42]
2. Flowery Invite [9:38]
3. Digging Up Clues [8:32]
4. Suspicious Minds [8:57]
5. Red Menace? [10:30]
6. A Fishy Tale [12:33]
Side #4 -- Set 4
2. Banks and Bonds [10:41]
3. Change of Plans [7:17]
4. Maiden Voyage [10:21]
5. Return to Port [9:18]
6. Unlocking Clues [12:48]
2. Checking In [8:51]
3. Bonds of Trust [7:24]
4. Grave Loss [10:51]
5. Set Them Up [7:09]
6. Breaking News [13:42]
2. Internal Strife [9:38]
3. Developing Pain [8:32]
4. Designs on Love [8:57]
5. Face of Death [10:30]
6. Crystal Clear [12:33]
Side #5 -- Set 5
2. Still Weak [10:41]
3. Talisman [7:17]
4. Looking Puzzled [10:21]
5. Doctor Visit [9:18]
6. Caught Red-Handed [12:48]
2. The Countess [8:51]
3. Scene of Crime [7:24]
4. Trying to Help [10:51]
5. The Tramp [7:09]
6. Off to America [13:42]
2. The Duel [9:38]
3. Looking Smart [8:32]
4. Witness to What? [8:57]
5. It's My Fault [10:30]
6. Night Caller [12:33]
Side #6 -- Set 6
2. Get Scotland Yard [10:41]
3. Come for Christmas [7:17]
4. Make a Wish [10:21]
5. Charades [9:18]
6. Wrap-Up [12:48]
2. Figurines [8:51]
3. Moment of Drama [7:24]
4. Under Our Noses [10:51]
5. He Can Afford It [7:09]
6. Special Broadcast [13:42]
2. Shooting Party [9:38]
3. At the Lodge [8:32]
4. Japp Arrives [8:57]
5. Mrs. Middleton [10:30]
6. Poirot Explains [12:33]
Side #7 -- Set 7
2. Burial Chamber [10:41]
3. Cable Hastings [7:17]
4. Valley of the Kings [10:21]
5. In Perfect Silence [9:18]
6. Call to London [12:48]
2. Astwell Chemicals [8:51]
3. Golf Tournament [7:24]
4. Blow to the Head [10:51]
5. Chief Chemist [7:09]
6. Running Away [13:42]
2. Unsolved Case [9:38]
3. Jardin Des Cygnes [8:32]
4. Call for Help [8:57]
5. Motive for Murder [10:30]
6. Same Song [12:33]
Side #8 -- Set 8
2. Happy New Year [10:41]
3. Changing Will [7:17]
4. Heart Failure [10:21]
5. All the Difference [9:18]
6. One of Us [12:48]
2. Car Talk [8:51]
3. He's Dead [7:24]
4. Wedding Crashers [10:51]
5. Jenkins Hotel [7:09]
6. Blackmailer [13:42]
2. Trip to Brussels [9:38]
3. Case Closed [8:32]
4. For Paul's Sake [8:57]
5. Grateful [10:30]
6. Trap Set [12:33]
Side #9 -- Set 9
2. At Auction [10:41]
3. Poirot Arrives [7:17]
4. Foul Play? [10:21]
5. Explosive Turn [9:18]
6. Gathering [12:48]
2. Tempting Fate [8:51]
3. Solve the Play? [7:24]
4. Poirot Passes [10:51]
5. Questioning [7:09]
6. Revelations [13:42]
2. New Case [9:38]
3. Annie's Answers [8:32]
4. Banking on It [8:57]
5. Great Urgency [10:30]
6. Bolivia? [12:33]
Side #10 -- Set 10
2. Guy Fawkes Day [10:41]
3. Freddie's Story [7:17]
4. Collared [10:21]
5. Hindustan [9:18]
6. Teed Off [12:48]
2. Threatened Boy [8:51]
3. En Route [7:24]
4. Noon Approaches [10:51]
5. Poirot Acts [7:09]
6. It's a Farce! [13:42]
2. Bad News [9:38]
3. Drilling Deep [8:32]
4. Are You Seated? [8:57]
5. Ashes to Ashes [10:30]
6. Discretion [12:33]
Side #11 -- Set 11
2. New Tenant [10:41]
3. Whodunit? [7:17]
4. Going Over Facts [10:21]
5. Case Closed [9:18]
6. Not a Fool [12:48]
2. On Holiday [8:51]
3. Sunbathing [7:24]
4. Excursion [10:51]
5. Pink Gin [7:09]
6. Local Inspector [13:42]
2. Cruise [9:38]
3. Amateurs [8:32]
4. Going Ashore [8:57]
5. She's Dead [10:30]
6. Favor [12:33]
Side #12 -- Set 12
2. Cut! [10:41]
3. Call for Help [7:17]
4. Safe House [10:21]
5. Connections [9:18]
6. An Accident [12:48]
2. King of Pies [8:51]
3. In the Dark [7:24]
4. Noon Meeting [10:51]
5. Heiress [7:09]
6. Enlightened [13:42]
2. Test Run [9:38]
3. Mrs. Smith [8:32]
4. Incognito [8:57]
5. Secret Paper [10:30]
6. Car Chase [12:33]

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