TV Movie | Not Rated | | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
An American movie actress, best known for playing dumb blondes, is Scotland Yard's prime suspect when her husband, Lord Edgware, is murdered. The great detective, Hercule Poirot, digs deeper into the case.
Appearing here as Inspector Japp, David Suchet later played Hercule Poirot in the TV series Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989) and subsequent TV specials, including Agatha Christie's Poirot: Lord Edgware Dies (2000), another version of this story.
Poirot - buzz off like a good chap, will you? I've got bigger fish to fry.
Hercule Poirot: In a good bouillabaisse the little fish are often tastier than the big ones.
Inspector Japp: What are you talking about?
Hercule Poirot: Add poison, however, and the whole soup is polluted. Then the size of...
At the end, when Faye Dunaway's character, Jane Wilkinson, is walking through the throng of press, the collar of her coat has a mind of it's own, changing position in every shot. It is off one shoulder then sticking up, then off both shoulders, then sticking up again and then off the shoulder once more. A glaringly obvious lack of continuity.
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