This spoof of the great fictional-film detectives offers consistently funny scenes sparked by Falk, Niven, Sellers, and Guinness. Wealthy Lionel Twain (Capote, in his film debut), invites the world's greatest detectives to his eerie castle-like home. These counterparts to Miss Marple, Nick
and Nora Charles, Sam Spade, Hercule Poirot, and Charlie Chan, tumble and fumble into the dungeonlike fortress full tilt and off tilt. They soon discover that Twain is holding them prisoner in a home suddenly covered with bars and steel doors, rooms that lead nowhere and everywhere, leaving them
with the clue that a murder is about to be committed by one among them. Falk is terri...