- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 33 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: March 29, 2005
- Originally Released: 1989
- Label: Acorn Media
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
David Suchet is back as Agatha Christie's most beloved detective in this 12th collector's set of POIROT episodes. 3 different hour-long programs are included. In "The King of Clubs," Poirot and Hastings end up accidentally observing a mysterious drama unwind while on a film set. "The Dream" has the Belgian sleuth consulting with an old miser who has a recurring dream of a violent death. Finally, in "The Incredible Theft," Poirot must solve the case of a missing design sheet for top secret combat aircraft.
Description by Acorn Media Publishing:
Armed with only his little grey cells, Hercule Poirot wrestles evil to the ground without mussing so much as a hair of his famously sculpted moustache. Agatha Christie's eccentric but endearing Belgian detective made her the bestselling author of her day. In this British production starring DAVID SUCHET, Poirot became a television phenomenon, capturing the hearts of millions on both PBS and A&E. Set in and around elegant, upper-crust 1930s London, the series also stars Hugh Fraser as Captain Hastings, Philip Jackson as Chief Inspector Japp, and Pauline Moran as Miss Lemon. THE KING OF CLUBS When Poirot and Hastings confront a murder in the movie-making community, a playing card found near the body is their only clue.THE DREAMA wealthy man asks Poirot to investigate even though nothing has happened but a recurring bad dream.THE INCREDIBLE THEFT Poirot takes on a case of national importance when secret plans for a military combat aircraft disappear.
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