Refusing to return a guilty verdict, juror Miss Marple makes her own murder investigation backstage at a third-rate repertory company.
A doctor decides to kill his wife’s lover by imprisoning him in a lonely cellar while he accumulates enough acid to destroy all trace of his body.
Plot and counter-plot among an adulterous triangle.
An idle baronet is expected to marry a wealthy American, but she has been swindled and is penniless.
Scotland Yard chases counterfeiters to Switzerland, and the hunt ends in a ski chase.
In order to inherit under an eccentric will, four people have to perform tasks out of character. Remake of Laughter in Paradise (1951)
In the 1870s, a maid is seduced by a squire, but insists on bringing up her child without help.
An innocent man is suspected of being the ‘mole’ in the foreign office.
A touring troupe, the ‘Dinky Doos’ are in financial trouble: can anyone help? Remake of the 1933 version.
A sharp-minded Edinburgh schoolmistress of the thirties is a bad influence on her more easily swayed pupils.
A renegade Nazi in hiding has a sinister plot to reconquer the world.
An antique dealer’s ambitious plans for his son go wrong after the boy is sent down from university.
A seasoned pilot is condemned for an error that caused a crash, and later dies in similar circumstances. A flying examiner discovers scientific reasons for exonerating him.
Two reporters revive a West of England local newspaper, and expose local corruption.
At the annual reunion of a resistance group, the host announces that one of their number was a traitor.
A jewel thief has to pose as his fiancée’s butler.
A young songwriter finds himself saddled with a pet alligator.
In 1926, an American gunboat patrolling the Yangtze river gets involved with Chinese warlords.
An ex-Resistance heroine is on trial for murder at the Old Bailey; her young solicitor goes to Avignon to prove her innocence.
In 1942, in an African colony, a policeman has an affair while his wife is away, is blackmailed, and plans suicide despite his staunch Catholic belief.
A suburban family has its ups and downs.
A runaway boy joins forces with a runaway murderer, and the latter sacrifices himself for the boy’s safety.
An ageing tennis champion tries to arrange the death of his wife so that he will inherit, but his complex plan goes wrong.
During a Libyan battle, a wounded army captain is cared for by Arabs and marries the sheikh’s daughter. Ten years later after his death, his son elects to live with the tribe.
A narcotics agent receives a tip about a drug-smuggling operation.