Murder by Death1976

Murder by Death

Directed by Robert Moore, and written by Neil Simon, "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!
Directed by:
Robert Moore
Written by:
Neil Simon
Ray Stark
Associate producer:
Roger M. Rothstein


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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Who is the director of "Murder by Death"?

Robert Moore was an American actor, director, and cinematographer.

Robert Moore has directed movies such as "The Cheap Detective", released in 1978, "Chapter Two" (1979).

Eileen Brennan has been directed by Robert Moore in "The Cheap Detective", released in 1978 as Betty DeBoop.


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

"Murder by Death" was initially released on Wednesday, June 23, 1976, in the United States. Another film released on Wednesday, June 23, 1976 is "Logan's Run" (dir. Michael Anderson)

Release date for the United States:
  • Wednesday, June 23, 1976

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