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Murder by Death

what a cast!

what a cast!

I accidentally stumbled on this movie while looking for some good comedy on Itune. When I saw Peter Falk prominently on the poster, I clicked “buy” without hesitance. Thinking it’s another Columbo episodes I missed (how many are they by the way?), I was surprised to see it’s another movie entirely, and with extraordinary cast!

Well... this is the legendary Peter Sellers

Well… this is the legendary Peter Sellers

David Niven with Dame Smith

David Niven with Dame Smith

Murder by Death (1976) is a wonderful funny parody of classic detective ficitons: Poirot, Miss Marple, Nick & Nora, Sam Spade and Charlie Chan. The plot revolve around a group of world famous detectives, trapped in an English country house belonged to a cunning mind-twisted millionaire, who challenge them all to solve his unsolvable murder case.

And here's the real Truman Capote, in moving picture

And here’s the real Truman Capote, in moving picture

And here Peter Falk portray Sam Spade… well he’s just being Columbo and I love him for it. (or I just have problem distinguish Peter Falk from Columbo, or is it Columbo from Peter Falk?)

Always happy to see you Columbo

Always happy to see you Columbo

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