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A pocketful of rye

Author: Joan HicksonAlan PlaterGuy SlaterAgatha ChristieBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : BBC Worldwide Americas : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Videocassette : U-matic : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The body of Rex Fortescue, the patriarch of a loathsome family of financiers, is discovered with a handful of rye in his pocket. Soon afterward, his young wife, Adele, dies following a light tea with bread and honey. As the clues grow more and more bizarre, only the murderer and Miss Marple seem able to recall their nursery rhymes"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Film adaptations
Named Person: Agatha Christie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Hickson; Alan Plater; Guy Slater; Agatha Christie; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; Seven Network Australia.; BBC Video (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790770296 9780790770291
OCLC Number: 50760071
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on BBC Television in 1984.
Based on a story by Agatha Christie.
"Disc 3"--Disc label.
Credits: Photography, John Walker ; film editor, Graham Walker ; music composed by Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley.
Cast: Joan Hickson, Fabia Drake, Stacy Dorning, Martyn Stanbridge.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Agatha Christie's Miss Marple
Responsibility: a BBC-TV production ; in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network, U.S.A. and the Seven Network, Australia ; dramatised by T.R. Bowen ; produced by George Gallaccio ; directed by Guy Slater.

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"The body of Rex Fortescue, the patriarch of a loathsome family of financiers, is discovered with a handful of rye in his pocket. Soon afterward, his young wife, Adele, dies following a light tea with bread and honey. As the clues grow more and more bizarre, only the murderer and Miss Marple seem able to recall their nursery rhymes"--Container.

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