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Murder by Death
Directed by:
Robert Moore

Directed by Robert Moore, "Murder by Death" (also known as "Invito a cena con delitto", "Leiche zum Dessert, Eine") is a Comedy/Mystery/Thriller/Crime film, released in the USA on June 23 of 1976 . Eileen Brennan is starring, alongside Truman Capote, James Coco, Peter Falk, Alec Guinness and Elsa Lanchester.

You are cordially invited to dinner... and a murder!

Who directed "Murder by Death":

Murder by Death was directed by Robert Moore, an American actor, director, and cinematographer.

Since Murder by Death, Robert Moore directed The Cheap Detective, released in 1978.

What was the release date of "Murder by Death":

Murder by Death was initially released on Wednesday, June 23, 1976, in the United States. Other films released on Wednesday, June 23, 1976 are The Big Bus (dir. James Frawley), The Great Scout & Cathouse Thursday (dir. Don Taylor), and Logan's Run (dir. Michael Anderson). This was forty-one (41) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, November 10, 1976 in France and on Friday, September 17, 1976 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Murder by Death":

At the casting of Murder by Death we find Eileen Brennan, previously seen in Hustle (1975) and At Long Last Love (1975); Truman Capote (Trilogy (1969)); James Coco (Man of La Mancha (1972), Such Good Friends (1971)) [ more... ]

  • Eileen Brennan, James Coco, Peter Falk and James Cromwell also appeared in The Cheap Detective, released in 1978.
  • Peter Sellers and Alec Guinness also appeared together in The Ladykillers, released in 1955.
  • Estelle Winwood and Alec Guinness can be seen in The Swan, released in 1956.
  • David Niven and Peter Sellers also appeared together in The Road to Hong Kong, released in 1962.

What is the Storyline of "Murder by Death":

A group of detectives, each accompanied by a relative or associate, is invited to "dinner and a murder" by the mysterious Lionel Twain (Capote). Having lured his guests to his mansion (the address of which is shown early on as "22 Lola Lane" and spoken later as "Two-Two Twain") managed by a blind butler and a deaf-mute cook, Twain announces that it is in fact he who is the greatest detective in the world. In order to prove his claim, he challenges the guests to solve a murder which will take place in [...]

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