Sparkling Cyanide

Overview

Scriptwriters Robert Malcolm Young, Sue Grafton and Stephen Humphrey transposed the Agatha Christie story Sparkling Cyanide from its veddy British locale to the plush environs of Pasadena for this 1983 TV-movie adaptation. Leading character Anthony Andrews is still a Briton, mingling with the rich and famous. Seeking glamour, Andrews finds only depravity and death as several of the glitterati drop dead due to poisoned champagne. The motives are the oldest and most reliable: avarice and jealousy. Sparkling Cyanide...
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Overview

Scriptwriters Robert Malcolm Young, Sue Grafton and Stephen Humphrey transposed the Agatha Christie story Sparkling Cyanide from its veddy British locale to the plush environs of Pasadena for this 1983 TV-movie adaptation. Leading character Anthony Andrews is still a Briton, mingling with the rich and famous. Seeking glamour, Andrews finds only depravity and death as several of the glitterati drop dead due to poisoned champagne. The motives are the oldest and most reliable: avarice and jealousy. Sparkling Cyanide was filmed at the same time as Caribbean Mystery, another Christie adaptation utilizing the same producer, director and scenarists.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/4/1999
  • UPC: 085391721635
  • Original Release: 1983
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  • Source: Warner Home Video
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Anthony Andrews Tony Browne
Christine Belford Rosemary Barton
Pamela Bellwood Ruth Lessing
Ismael Carlo Medical Examiner
June Chadwick Sandra Farraday
Shera Danese Christine Shannon
Juan Fernandez Bus Boy
Linda Hoy Boat Manager
David Huffman Stephan Farraday
Barrie Ingham Eric Kidderminster
Nancy Marchand Lucilla Drake
Harry Morgan Captain Kemp
Deborah Raffin Iris Murdoch
Eric Sinclair Charles
Josef Sommer George Barton
Michael Woods Victor Drake
Technical Credits
Robert Michael Lewis Director
Jerry Adams Set Decoration/Design
Thomas Dawson Costumes/Costume Designer
Sue Grafton Screenwriter
Phyllis Huffman Casting
Robert C. MacKichan Art Director
Stan Margulies Producer
James Di Pasquale Score Composer
David Saxon Editor
Ted Voigtlander Cinematographer
Robert Young Screenwriter
Agatha Christie Source Author
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