Poirot investigates the murder of a shady American businessman stabbed in his compartment on the Orient Express when it is blocked by a blizzard in Croatia.
Poirot is incredulous when the impeccable Miss Lemon types a letter riddled with errors. She explains that she's consumed with worry about her sister.
On holiday in Deauville, a French seaside resort, Poirot savors the cuisine while Hastings works on his golf game. The famous detective is soon recognized, however; and drawn into a case of abduction and murder. Challenged by an arrogant French detective, Poirot stakes his reputation, and his mustache, on his superior sleuthing skills. A quick trip back to London clarifies Poirot's memory of a similar crime that captured headlines in Britain ten years earlier.
On holiday in Deauville, a French seaside resort, Poirot is recognized and drawn into a case of abduction and murder.
Poirot is incredulous when the impeccable Miss Lemon types a letter riddled with errors. She explains that she's preoccupied with worry about her sister, who runs a London student hostel plagued by a spate of mysterious thefts. More thefts occur and then the murders begin, witnessed only by a small mouse. Poirot and Inspector Japp race against time to trap a killer desperate to conceal a secret from the past. David Suchet stars as Poirot in this British television production set in the art deco elegance of 1930s Europe. A PBS Mystery! phenomenon and A&E smash hit.
When a wealthy old man calls for the detective's help, Poirot opts for a working holiday at the man's well-heated country estate.
Poirot plans a quiet Christmas in London until learning that it also will be a cold one, owing to his flat's broken boiler. When a wealthy old man calls for the detective's help, Poirot opts for a working holiday at the man's well-heated country estate. No warmth exudes from the home's occupants, however, and Poirot winds up with a murder to solve, family politics to unravel, and shocking revelations from the past to sort out. For help he turns to Chief Inspector Japp, who is grateful to be rescued from Christmas with the in-laws. Angelic choir voices and English Christmas cheer punctuate this special movie-length version of the popular TV series seen on PBS and A&E. David Suchet stars as the quintessential Poirot, perfect from his distinctive mustache to his spotless spats. Crime-solving was never so tidy or so much fun! Philip Jackson as Inspector Japp.
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