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Title:
Marple. Series 2 [videorecording (DVD)]
ISBN:
9781569388495
Publication Information:
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, [2006]
Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (ca. 372 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents:
Disc 1. Sleeping murder / screenplay, Stephen Churchett ; director, Edward Hall -- Disc 2. By the pricking of my thumbs / screenplay, Stewart Harcourt ; director, Peter Medak -- Disc 3. The moving finger / screenplay, Kevin Elyot ; director, Tom Shankland -- Disc 4. The Sittaford mystery / screenplay, Stephen Churchett ; director, Paul Unwin.
Abstract:
Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Sleeping murder: Gwenda arrives in England, looking forward to her impending marriage and new life in a lovely old coastal estate. But she begins to experience visions and Miss Marple concludes that the bride-to-be witnessed a murder in that very house as a child. By the pricking of my thumbs: Miss Marple teams up with two detectives, Tommy and Tuppence, to investigate the suspicious death of Tommy's Aunt Ada and sudden disappearance of Ada's friend, Mrs. Lancaster. The moving finger: When Jerry Burton moves to Lymstock to convalesce after a motorcycle crash, he meets villagers who traffic in gossip and double-entendres. But the accusations in several anonymous poison-pen letters go beyond the usual prattle and result in two citizens to commit suicide. Or were they murdered? The Sittaford Mystery: Among the guests at a Dartmoor hotel, a séance starts out as an amusing diversion to apss the time on a snowy evening but then takes a sinister turn.
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System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Format:
Video disc
General Note:
Based on the novels by Agatha Christie.
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