The Body in the library

United Kingdom, 1987

Film
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Episode of Series “Miss Marple Series”.
This Agatha Christie story is set in the deceptively sleepy English village of St Mary Mead during the late 1940s. One morning Colonel and Mrs Bantry awake to discover the corpse of an unknown platinum blonde on the hearthrug in their library. Mrs Bantry turns to her neighbour, Jane Marple, who comes at once to investigate, with the constabulary close on her heels. The police follow their official lines of inquiry, but Miss Marple has her own idea. Her instincts warn her that another disaster is close at hand, and when she is proved right she sets out to trap the ruthless double murderer.

Credits

production company

BBC

producer

Guy Slater

Duration

02:34:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1987

Appears in

Group of items

Miss Marple Series

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324181

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Adaptations

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers

Courtroom, Crime, Espionage & Thrillers → Detective and mystery films

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Great Britain

Literature → English literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Literature

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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