Agatha Christie's Sparkling Cyanide DVD


From the Queen of Crime Agatha Christie comes a tale of money manipulation and murder. Self-made multi-millionaire George Barton is a man of influence and power - but even he doesn't have the power to save his beautiful young wife when she collapses poisoned at a dinner party. Who amongst his friends and those who 'love' him most might have done such a deed? And what was the motive? The fact that one of the guests is a leading government minister who was having an affair with the victim leads to concern at the highest levels - and the highest levels call on... Colonel Geoffrey Reece and Dr. Catherine Kendall to step in and sort it all out. But what they discover buried in the world of championship footballers fitness fanatics loose-living gamblers friends and family will lead to even more murderous acts before the killer is finally caught out. Special Features: Agatha Christie Biography and Bibliography Photo Gallery Cast Filmographies Subtitles [show more]

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03 June 2013
Acorn Media 
95 minutes 
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Made-for-TV crime thriller based on the novel by Agatha Christie. The murder of influential millionaire George Barton (Kenneth Cranham)'s wife at a plush dinner party is the mystery at the heart of the feature. Who was responsible for committing the crime? Colonel Geoffrey Reece (Oliver Ford Davies) and Dr. Catherine Kendall (Pauline Collins) head the investigation, which looks set to lead to the very top with the discovery that the victim was having an affair with a high ranking government minister.

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