MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
Directed by SIDNEY LUMET Screenplay by PAUL DEHN
They got Albert Finney to play Hercule Poirot. They also got, in alphabetical order as protocol dictates, Lauren Bacall, Martin Balsam, Ingrid Bergman, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Wendy Hiller, Anthony Perkins, Vanessa Redgrave, Rachel Roberts, Richard Widmark and Michael York, all as murder suspects. And still they got nothing.
This windy movie is an adaptation of one of Agatha Christie's alltime best-selling chestnuts (called Murder in the Calais Coach in America). The setup is simply that a...