Peter Ustinov returns as Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's fastidious Belgian detective whose presence bespeaks wit and cunning. Set in 1937, this film focuses on Poirot's investigation of the murder of the matriarch of the Boynton clan (Piper Laurie). Since she's a vicious woman, and has
recently conspired keep the family's wealth out of all but her own greedy hands, suspects are many, providing a real challenge for the Poirot intellect. Filmed on location in Israel, Italy, and England, APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH offers a tangled web to delight mystery lovers. Ustinov is a snappy
Poirot, and the rest of cast strong, especially John Gielgud who makes the most out of sm...