PG | | Drama, Mystery
Trying to find how a millionaire wound up with a phony diamond brings Hercule Poirot to an exclusive island resort frequented by the rich and famous. When a murder is committed, everyone has an alibi.
When Poirot examines the hotel register for signatures of previous guests, he discovers the names of several international celebrities during the 1930s, including Cole Porter, around whose music the film score is derived; Ivor Novello; Maurice Chevalier; Fred Astaire and his sister Adele Astaire; Charles Chaplin; and possibly Marlene Dietrich.... ...
I've just had a phone call from His Majesty and he is very pleased with...
Poirot: The king of Tyrania?
Daphne Castle: He is very pleased with the matter being cleared up so quickly and so discreetly. He is so pleased he is awarding you the Order of Saint Gudrun the ...
The first corpse (found in the moor at the beginning of the film) can clearly be seen breathing.
The opening credits feature watercolors by British architect and artist, Sir Hugh Casson, who taught Prince Charles to paint. The titles for each actor feature an item of costume, prop or setting relevant to their character and those for the production team are similarly themed.
English, German, French
$1,690,774 (USA) (7 March 1982)
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