Though we’re not in Bangkok – this was shot on location in Egypt – the lyric “a show with everything but Yul Brynner” comes to mind during the final credits; there are too many A-list stars to count in this adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel. With Peter Ustinov as the Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot.
Director: John Guillermin
Screenplay by: Anthony Shaffer
Starring: Bette Davis,Jane Birkin,Lois Chiles,Peter Ustinov
Major nominations on original release : BAFTA for Best Actor (Ustinov), Supporting Actress (Smith and Lansbury)See all nominees