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Murder on the Orient Express

(1974)

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| Film | Colour | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2h 8min |
A
| Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam | Director: Sidney Lumet

In the early Thirties, Hercule Poirot solves a murder on a snowbound train

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Cast

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Murder on the Orient Express (1974) photograph (1) | Albert Finney
Albert Finney
Hercule Poirot
Appointment with Death (1988) screenshot (6) | Lauren Bacall
Lauren Bacall
Mrs Hubbard
Martin Balsam
Bianchi
Ingrid Bergman
Greta
Jacqueline Bisset
Countess Andrenyi
Jean-Pierre Cassel
Pierre
Sean Connery
Col Arbuthnot
British actor, John Gielgud, a GB star
Beddoes
British actress Wendy Hiller in a photograph from Carol Reed’s 1951 film, Outcast of the Islands
Princess Dragomiroff
Anthony Perkins
McQueen
Vanessa Redgrave
Mary Debenham
Rachel Roberts
Hildegarde
Richard Widmark
Ratchett
Michael York
Count Andrenyi
Colin Blakely
Hardman
George Coulouris
Doctor
Denis Quilley
Foscarelli
Vernon Dobtcheff
Concierge
Jeremy Lloyd
ADC
John Moffatt
Chief Attendant
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Reviews

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Reasonably elegant but disappointing slackly-handled version of a classic mystery novel. Finney overacts and his all-star support is distracting, while as soon as the train chugs into its snowdrift the film stops moving too, without even a dramatic ‘curtain’. (Halliwell’s)

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Photograph from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (1) featuring Albert Finney
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Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (18). Agatha Christie’s
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Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (16). Michael York
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (15). Richard Widmark
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (14). Rachel Roberts
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (13). Vanessa Redgrave
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (12). Anthony Perkins
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (11). Wendy Hiller
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (10). John Gielgud
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (9). Sean Connery
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (8). Jean-Pierre Cassel
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (7). Jacqueline Bisset
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (6). Ingrid Bergman
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (5). Martin Balsam
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (4). Lauren Bacall
Main title from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) (3). Albert Finney
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Production

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Sidney Lumet
Director
John Brabourne
Producer
Richard Goodwin
Producer
Paul Dehn
Writer (screenplay)

Companies

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EMI Film Distributors
Production company
G.W. Films Limited
Production company
Anglo-EMI Film Distributors
Distribution company