A must for all Christie fans
HERE’S a feast of red herrings in three feature-length Christie mysteries.
THE PALE HORSE stars Hermione Norris, Leslie Phillips and Andy Serkis. The mystery begins with sculptor Mark Easterbrook discovering a murdered priest clutching a l i st of names. Then these people begin dying one by one.
SPARKLINGCYANIDEsees the trophy wife of a millionaire dieofpoisoningatadinnerparty. One of the guests, a Govern- ment minister, was having an affair with the victim which adds dangerous spice. Pauline Collins and James Wilby star. WHY DIDN’T THEY ASK EVANS? is a tale of murder, morphine and mysterious psychiatric clinics starringFrancescaAnnis and John Gielgud. A super set for every Christie fan. Which s l euth probed murder on the Nile? Entries to Alex Gordon, Christie competition. THE advent of Cinemascope gave screen space to the swords- and- sandals action of this classic from1954. Jack Palance – whowasalwaysagreatvillain – plays Attila the Hun who advances on Rome, only to find a deadly and dangerous enemy in Roman Centurian, Marcian (Jeff Chandler). Things take a turn for the worse when they both fall for the same woman.
In which classic western was Palance a sinister gunfighter? Entries to Alex Gordon, Pagan competition.