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Murder by Death

Robert Moore, 1976

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Murder by Death
H.R.F. Keating, 1976

NOVELIZATION

Murder by Death is a movie novelization written by H.R.F. Keating in 1976 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by Robert Moore in 1976. The movie features Alec Guinness, David Niven, Peter Sellers, Peter Falk, Eileen Brennan, Maggie Smith, and others.

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7.4

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Movie Poster: Murder by Death (Robert Moore, 1976)

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Book Cover: Murder by Death (H.R.F. Keating, 1976)

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Storyline

A group of five renowned detectives, each accompanied by a relative or associate, is invited to ‘dinner and a murder’ by the mysterious Lionel Twain. Having lured his guests to his mansion managed by a blind butler named Jamessir Bensonmum, who is later joined by a deaf-mute, illiterate cook named Yetta, Twain joins his guests at dinner.

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Poster of Murder by Death, the 1976 movie by Robert Moore

Year

1976

Minutes

95

Movie Rate

7.40

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Movie

Murder by Death

Country: USA

Year: 1976

Length: 1h35m

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Cover of Murder by Death, the 1976 book by H.R.F. Keating

Year

1976

Pages

196

Book Rate

7.78

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Book

Murder by Death

Country: UK

First published in: 1976

Length: 196 pages

Genre: Play

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