Academy Award® winner Margaret Rutherford (The V.I.P.s
) makes a colorful Miss Marple in this spirited adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel Mrs. McGinty's Dead
. To solve the murder of a local barmaid and former actress, Marple joins a local theatrical troupe, led by the hammy H. Driffold Cosgood (a wonderful Ron Moody, Oliver!
). Appreciative of Rutherford's work, Christie dedicated her novel The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
"To Margaret Rutherford, in admiration." 1 ½ hrs, 1 DVD. B&W.