#7

I re-read 4:50 from Paddington (or What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw) by Agatha Christie because I had recently watched a new production of it staring Geraldine McEwan, which had some different details from the version with Joan Hickson, and I wanted to check them against the original. Of course, by the time I read the book, I had forgotten the two movie versions. Expect a comparison review at some point in the future when I have time to watch the movies again.

2 thoughts on “#7”

  1. How funny. I, too, recently caught the Geraldine McEwan “Miss Marple” version on PBS recently – unfortunately, I only had a chance to see the first half…

    …so I rented a copy of the Joan Hickson version, but I didn’t like it nearly as much. I didn’t care as much for the characters as they were interpreted, and there seemed to be plot differences as well…

    …so I’ve been itching ever since, to hunt down the second half of the McEwan version, and/or to read the book. Your post just might be the prod I needed. I’m not usually a mystery lover, but this experience has been like waiting for the second shoe to drop…

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