And Then There Were None – 1945

December 14, 2014 - Comment

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keviny01 says:

2013 VCI BLU-RAY = DISAPPOINTING; reviews of other DVD editions *** UPDATED SEP-05-2013 ***Ten people are invited to an island, and murders that seem to be inspired by a nursery rhyme ensue. One of Agatha Christie’s most famous whodunits, “And Then There Were None”, was adapted into one of the best whodunits on film, directed in 1945 by the great René Clair, who also directed comedy classics such as “I Married a Witch”, “À nous la liberté”, and “Le Million”. This suspenseful and occasionally humourous film is no doubt on…

Gary F. Taylor "GFT" says:

The Best Film Version of the Chrisite Classic Agatha Christie’s 1930s novel AND THEN THERE WERE NONE told the story of ten unrelated people who are lured under various pretexts to an island resort; once assembled, they discover they have been brought to the island by a mysterious homocidal maniac who accuses each of them of having escaped punishment for a past murder–and who then proceeds to pick them off one by one as the ever dwindling party rushes to unmask the hidden killer in their midst. Nothing like the novel had been seen before,…

Steven W. Hill "Owner of shillpages.com" says:

Murder mystery with just the right blend of comedy THE MOVIE: I had forgotten how deliciously amusing this film was, not having seen it since the early 1980s. But the comedy doesn’t overwhelm the tone, the blend has a perfectly natural feel and the eerie atmosphere is maintained even among the laughs. The cast of generally lesser-known performers is good. Mischa Auer is memorable (as usual) even though the script doesn’t allow him much to do; Walter Huston is as engaging as ever. The movie is appropriate for most ages, the murders are…

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