Murder on the Orient Express

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Murder on the Orient Express ★★★ 1974 (PG)

An Agatha Christie mystery lavishly produced with an all-star cast. In 1934, a trainful of suspects and one murder victim make the trip from Istanbul to Calais especially interesting. Super-sleuth Hercule Poirot sets out to solve the mystery. An entertaining whodunit, ably supported by the remarkable cast. Followed by “Death on the Nile.” 128m/C VHS, DVD . GB Albert Finney, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Lauren Bacall, Sean Connery, Richard Widmark, Anthony Perkins, John Gielgud, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Wendy Hiller, Rachel Roberts, Vanessa Redgrave, Michael York, Colin Blakely, George Coulouris, Denis Quilley, Vernon Dobtcheff, Jeremy Lloyd; D: Sidney Lumet; W: Paul Dehn; C: Geoffrey Unsworth; M: Richard Rodney Bennett. Oscars ‘74: Support. Actress (Bergman); British Acad. ‘74: Support. Actor (Gielgud), Support. Actress (Bergman).