Miss Marple - The Body In The Library details
|Starring:||Gwen Watford, Joan Hickson, David Horovitch|
Miss Marple - The Body In The Library
|Run time:||2 hours 25 minutes|
|Rental release:||20 Jun 2005|
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Hickson Is PerfectionBy robertconnor (177 reviews) from Gloucestershire , 16 Jun 2005
[Highly rated reviewer]Early one morning, Dolly and Arthur Bantry are awoken by their maid who is in some distress. She has discovered a dead woman in the library. The woman is not known to either Dolly or Arthur. Even though the police are quickly on the scene, Dolly turns to her friend Jane Marple for help...
Of all the actors who have attempted Jane Marple through the years (Angela Lansbury, Margaret Rutherford, June Whitfield on radio and recently Geraldine McEwan's ghastly new interpretation), for the definitive version there's no need to look beyond Joan Hickson. She could say more with a tilt of her head and a glance downwards than half a page of dialogue. Hickson filmed 12 Miss Marple stories between 1984 and 1992, and each is a delicious masterpiece. Here, Hickson is beautifully supported by Gwen Watford as Dolly Bantry and their scenes together are wonderful. Credit also for the wonderful sense of period, and Horovitch's first outing as poor, frustrated Insp. Slack. Unmissable.
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Miss Marple - The Body In The LibraryBy a customer , 30 May 2012A very good film. Extremely well acted and good sets. A story to keep you guessing. Thoroughly enjoyable and clever.
There's a body in the library call Mrs marple......By STEVE38 (16 reviews) , 14 Jan 2012A girl's body is found in the library of the bantry's home. Who is she? how did she get there? who killed her?. Of course the local police are called but Mrs bantry calls her old freind Mrs Marple played by the great Joan Hickson.
Another great marple classic a must for all fan's
Brilliant As UsualBy a customer from Sussex , 16 Apr 2010Another brilliant Joan Hickson Miss Marple,as brilliant as was the whole series. Some TV adaptations 'dumb down' the original. Here it was the opposite. Dare one say it - this series actually transcended Agathie Christie's often weak plots and characterisations and created some magnificent television, thanks to Joan Hickson's unsurpassed performance and the excellence of the rest of the team, actors, writers, directors, designers, composer.
Brilliant MarpleBy FarrukhsHoney (471 reviews) from Basildon , 02 Jul 2009if there was to be anyone to do a good Miss Marple other than Margaret Rutherford, it would be Joan Hickson
Body in the LibraryBy Janet Pigden from Barmouth , 22 Jan 2008Good as usual . When you think you know 'who dun it' it changes at the end