When the fabulous Moonstone diamond is stolen, all the suspects appear to have alibis. Even the young girl who owns the diamond won't say whom she saw took it. A dear family friend calls in... See full summary »
On its own it's fine, but it does a great injustice to Wilkie Collins' Victorian masterpiece. Collins' novel is not just a thriller, but a collection of wonderful character studies. This screenplay omits a few characters and alters many of them. By doing so it fails to capture the delightful humor of Collins' work.