Literary Flicks - Murder on the Orient Express

Starts:Tuesday, November 15, 2016  6:30 PMEnds:Tuesday, November 15, 2016  9:00 PM



Newport Public Library

35 NW. Nye St

Newport, OR 97365

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Murder on the Orient Express is a 1974 film based on the 1934 novel by Agatha Christie.

The film features the Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Albert Finney), who is asked to investigate the murder of an American business tycoon aboard the Orient Express train. The suspects are portrayed by an all-star cast, including Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Vanessa Redgrave, Michael York, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Perkins and Wendy Hiller.

The film was nominated for six Academy Awards: Best Actor (Finney), Best Supporting Actress (Bergman), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Score, Best Cinematography, and Best Costume Design. Bergman won the award. (131 min.)

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