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Murder at the Gallop (1963)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | December 1963 (Austria)
When a wealthy old man appears to have been "frightened to death" by a cat, Miss Marple suspects one of his four relatives, all heirs to his estate, of his murder.

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The old and wealthy Mr. Enderby dies of a heart attack but the ever suspicious Miss Marple has her doubts. Who or what gave him a heart attack? Enderby's poor relatives gather at the The Gallop, a combined boarding-house and riding school. Miss Marple also gets there to find out if any of them had any particular reasons to see him dead. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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(The Raciest Mystery of the Season!)


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Der Wachsblumenstrauß  »

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Miss Marple refers to a "remarkable novel" of Agatha Christie's, "The Ninth Life". This was an in-joke; her creator wrote no such book. See more »

Goofs

When Miss Marple and Stringer enter her cottage they go through the front door which has a window on the same level as the top "yale" lock. The next scene inside the cottage shows the door without a window. See more »

Quotes

Miss Jane Marple: I'm planning to have a heart attack at the dance tonight.
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Version of Agatha Christie's Poirot: After the Funeral (2005) See more »

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Another wonderful Margaret Rutherford romp.
16 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Margaret Rutherford as Miss Marple delights her audience in this wonderful mystery. Her use of the phrase, " I have a little tittle tattle for you inspector" is used as only Ms. Rutherford can. The concluding verbal scene with Robert Morley completes a wonderful motion picture.


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