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  • B) if prevention fails, solve the murder and find the villain

    • by Lorianna
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      When people have too much money and nothing to do, they do weird stuff. That’s what happens in this movie: Lionel Twain (Truman Capote), a millionaire, invites five of the world’s best and most famous detectives to what he calls “dinner and a murder.

      ” Their task is to A)


      spot the villain and prevent the murder; B) if prevention fails, solve the murder and find the villain.

      The winner gets $1,000,000.

      The five detectives arrive, and the fun begins.

      They are: Sam Diamond from San Francisco (Peter Falk), Sidney Wang from China (Peter Sellers), Inspector Perrier from Belgium ...


      • (James Coco), Dick Charleston from New York (David Niven), and Miss Marbles from England (Elsa Lanchester).

        Each one is allowed to bring one guest, which they do.

        The event takes place in a remote castle, complete with a blind butler and a deaf maid.

        The host shows up and

        shares his plan: the dinner will start at nine, and the murder, if no one prevents it, will happen at midnight.

        After that the host disappears.

        The detectives and their companions start to think and observe.

        Then something goes wrong: the butler is found dead, and it is not yet midnight…




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