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Murder at the Gallop (1963) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by George Pollock and produced by George H. Brown.

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Murder at the Gallop (1963)

By Beatrice on Jan 24, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Murder at the Gallop Directed by George Pollock Written by James P. Cavanagh based on a novel by Agatha Christie 1963/UK Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios First viewing/Amazon Instant Margaret Rutherford shines as Miss Marple in this fun murder mystery. Miss Marple discovers that a stingy old... Read full article


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Inspector Craddock: There have been stupid murderers, you know.
Miss Jane Marple: She's a timid woman, not a stupid one.


Hector Enderby: [the Inspector trips over a saddle on the floor of the foyer] Do you see that?
Inspector Craddock: Can't really miss it, can you?
Hector Enderby: It's a Broadbeech side saddle. Broadbeech, Northampton. Vintage too. Well, have a look. Have a look at the date, behind the stirrup iron.
Inspector Craddock: It says, er...
Hector Enderby: No don't tell me, I'll tell you. 1882. No, I'm lying to you. 1885.
Inspector Craddock: Right.
Hector Enderby: I can tell you who it belongs to, too. I've only glimpsed one of these once in the whole country. Lady Kirk-Brackwell.
Inspector Craddock: No, it belongs to...
[rolls his eyes and sighs in exasperation]
Miss Jane Marple: Me, Mr. Enderby. Good morning, Inspector.


Inspector Craddock: For goodness sake, Miss Marple! Why didn't you ring?
Miss Jane Marple: The law may have a long arm, Inspector. Unfortunately, I haven't.


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Stringer Davis, who plays Miss Marple's friend Mr. Stringer, was actually Margaret Rutherford's husband. The part of Mr. Stringer was created for him.
When reporting the second murder to the police on the phone, Miss Marple uses the phrase "Murder most foul". A quote from William Shakespeare's "Hamlet", it was reused as the title of the following Miss Marple movie.
As in the previous film, Murder She Said, the gruff general factotum is again named Hillman.
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