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Author: Trevor BowenGuy SlaterGeorge GallaccioJoan HicksonPeter DavisonAll authors
Publisher: Livonia, MI : CBS/Fox Video, ©1988.
Series: The best of BBC/The Miss Marple series
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The agonizing death of a wealthy financier raises many questions for Inspector Neele, whose investigation almost overlooks the bizarre clue of grain found in the man's suit pocket. When two other members of the household are killed, Miss Marple uncovers the pattern, which follows the plot of a children's poem. But the killer's motive is still to be found. Christie is at her chilling best in this superbly told tale  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Detective and mystery television programs
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Agatha Christie; Agatha Christie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Bowen; Guy Slater; George Gallaccio; Joan Hickson; Peter Davison; Clive Merrison; Tom Wilkinson; Agatha Christie; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; Seven Network Australia.; CBS Fox Video.
OCLC Number: 77539972
Language Note: In English; Closed captioned.
Notes: Adapted from the novel by Agatha Christie.
Originally broadcast in March 1985 in the Miss Marple series; videotape is c1987.
Credits: Photography, John Walker ; editor, Graham Walker ; music, Alan Blikley, Ken Howard.
Cast: Joan Hickson, Tom Wilkinson, Fabia Drake, Timothy West, Peter Davison, Clive Merrison, Stacy Dorning, Selina Cadell.
Description: 1 videocassette (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Series Title: The best of BBC/The Miss Marple series
Other Titles: Agatha Christie's Miss Marple.
Agatha Christie's Miss Marple.
Miss Marple :
Responsibility: dramatised by T.R. Bowen ; directed by Guy Slater ; a BBC-TV production in association with the Arts and Entertainment Network, U.S.A. and the Seven Network, Australia ; produced by George Gallaccio.

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The agonizing death of a wealthy financier raises many questions for Inspector Neele, whose investigation almost overlooks the bizarre clue of grain found in the man's suit pocket. When two other members of the household are killed, Miss Marple uncovers the pattern, which follows the plot of a children's poem. But the killer's motive is still to be found. Christie is at her chilling best in this superbly told tale of death by nursery rhyme.

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