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Old 08-07-2014, 08:03 PM   #1755
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And Then There Were None (a.k.a. 10 Little Indians) is a 1974 Movie Version of the Agatha Christie mystery novel of the same name..The film is an hour and 38 minutes longIt follows the script of the 1965 version, right down to calling the Oliver Reed character "Hugh"..This particular adaptation is set in an abandoned hotel in the Iranian desert;and was shot in the Shah Abbas Hotel (now known as the Abbasi Hotel) in Iran during its pre-revolution days..A group of 10 people, strangers to one another, have all traveled to a hotel located deep in the deserts of Iran.. Upon arrival they discover that their host is mysteriously absent. They are accused via a tape recording by the host, U.N. Owen, someone none of them has ever met, of having committed various crimes in the past which went unpunished by the law..As guests start to dye, the remainder deduce that their unseen host is determined to murder them all.. Since a search proves that there is no one hiding, they realize that the murderer must be one of them...

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English crime novelist, short story writer, and playwright.. She also wrote 6 romances under the name Mary Westmacott, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve around the investigations of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Miss Jane Marple and Tommy and Tuppence.. She also wrote the world's longest-running play, The Mousetrap..The play began life as a short radio play broadcast on 30 May 1947 called 3 Blind Mice in honour of Queen Mary, the consort of King George V. The play had its origins in the real-life case of the death of a boy, Dennis O'Neill, who died while in the foster care of a Shropshire farmer and his wife in 1945..The play is based on a short story, itself based on the radio play, but Christie asked that the story not be published as long as it ran as a play in the West End of London.. The short story has still not been published within the United Kingdom but it has appeared in the United States in the 1950 collection Three Blind Mice and Other Stories..In late 1926, Archie asked Agatha for a divorce. He was in love with Nancy Neele, who had been a friend of Major Belcher, director of the British Empire Mission, on the promotional tour a few years earlier. On 3 December 1926, the Christies quarrelled, and Archie left their house, Styles, in Sunningdale, Berkshire, to spend the weekend with his mistress at Godalming, Surrey. That same evening, around 9.45 pm, Christie disappeared from her home, leaving behind a letter for her secretary saying that she was going to Yorkshire.. by interrogating the other passengers could I hope to see the light, but when I began to question them, the light, as Macbeth would have said, thickened...

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