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Dial 'M' for Murder (1981)

A London businessman concocts an intricate plan to murder his unfaithful wife for her money.

Director:

Boris Sagal

Writers:

John Gay (teleplay), Frederick Knott (play)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Angie Dickinson ... Margot Wendice
Christopher Plummer ... Tony Wendice
Anthony Quayle ... Insp. Hubbard
Michael Parks ... Max Halliday
Ron Moody ... Capt. Lesgate (Swann)
Gerry Gibson Gerry Gibson ... Sgt. Williams
Alan Coates Alan Coates ... Man in Film
Dwight Schultz ... TV Director
John Touchstone John Touchstone ... Sgt. Thompson
Leo Lewis ... Sgt. Pearson
Clement von Franckenstein ... Man at Party (as Clement St. George)
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A London businessman concocts an intricate plan to murder his unfaithful wife for her money.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bei Anruf Mord See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Version of BBC Sunday-Night Theatre: Dial M for Murder (1952) See more »

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A good version...
27 April 2019 | by dlynch843See all my reviews

Yes, give this a try. The Hitchcock one is very fine, but you won't be disappointed by the performances here, either. Some of the explanations of Tony's behaviour I found clearer. Good cast all around.


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