The likes of Nick and Nora Charles, Charlie Chan, Sam Spade, Hercule Poirot, and Miss Marple – vintage film characters all – are at once suspects and sleuths at the scene of an English country house murder mystery, hosted by Truman Capote. Neil Simon’s script both parodies and deconstructs the classic crime-solving literature.
Director: Robert Moore
Screenplay by: Neil Simon
Starring: Alec Guinness, David Niven, Eileen Brennan, Elsa Lanchester, James Coco, Maggie Smith, Peter Falk, Peter Sellers, Truman Capote
Major nominations on original release : NoneSee all nominees