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Murder Most Foul (1964) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by George Pollock and produced by Ben Arbeid.

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Murder Most Foul (1964)

By Beatrice on Mar 3, 2018 From Flickers in Time

Murder Most Foul Directed by George Pollock Written by David Pursall and Jack Seddon from a novel by Agatha Christie 1964/UK Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Lawrence P. Bachmann Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant Margaret Rutherford is a jewel! In this one, Miss Marple is the juror who deadlocks a murd... Read full article


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Miss Jane Marple: [to Craddock] It may irritate you, Inspector, but sometimes women have superior minds. You'll simply have to accept it.


H. Driffold Cosgood: Now remember, all you have to do is speak your lines clearly, try not to trip over the furniture, and we'll run longer than "The Mousetrap"
[a play by Agatha Christie that has run continuously since 1952]
H. Driffold Cosgood: .


[last lines]
Miss Jane Marple: Mr. Cosgood, whatever I may or may not be, I am definitely no angel... Good-bye! Good luck!


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Miss Marple's audition piece for the Cosgood Players is a dramatic rendering of "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" by Robert W. Service.
The music playing at the opening of the hospital scene is a reference to the television show Dr. Kildare, down to the shot of the doors to the ward. The score alludes to the theme music from the series, "Three Stars Will Shine Tonight", composed by Jerry Goldsmith.
This was the penultimate production in the series of four films with Margaret Rutherford as Miss Jane Marple. The last is Murder Ahoy (made the same year as Murder Most Foul), in which Inspector Craddock has been promoted to the rank Chief Inspector. After the series concluded Rutherford and her husband Stringer Davis reprised their roles of Miss Marple and Mr Stringer only once more, for a brief cameo appearance in The Alphabet Murders.
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