Murder by Death

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Murder by Death ★★½ 1976 (PG)

Capote is an eccentric millionaire who invites the world's greatest detectives to dinner, offering $1 million to the one who can solve the evening's murder. Entertaining and hammy spoof of Agatha Christie's “And Then There Were None” and the earlier “Ten Little Indians.” 95m/C VHS, DVD . Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, David Niven, Maggie Smith, Peter Sellers, Eileen Brennan, Elsa Lanchester, Nancy Walker, Estelle Winwood, Truman Capote, James Coco; D: Robert Moore; W: Neil Simon; C: David M. Walsh; M: Dave Grusin.