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And Then There Were None / Ten Little Niggers


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  And Then There Were None  / Ten Little Niggers Review
Tookey's Rating
8 /10
 
Average Rating
8.67 /10
 
Starring
Walter Huston , Barry Fitzgerald , Louis Hayward
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Directed by: Rene Clair
Written by: Dudley Nichols from Agatha Christie's novel Ten Little Niggers

 
 
 
Released: 1945
   
Genre: UNDERRATED
THRILLER
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: BW
   
Length: 98
 
 


 

Ten people are invited to an island house-party, where they are bumped off one by one.

Reviewed by Chris Tookey

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A top-notch cast for its time (though acting styles have changed and the romantic leads loof a bit stiff), a clever script, efficient direction, and great cinematography by Lucien Andriot combine to make this a classic suspense thriller with darkly comic overtones. It all looks effortless, yet attempts to emulate it have often proved disastrous.

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