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And Then There Were None / Ten Little Niggers

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Tookey's Rating
8 /10
Average Rating
8.67 /10
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
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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