Helen Hayes as Miss Marple

Film Review: “Murder with Mirrors” (1985)

with Helen Hayes (Miss Jane Marple), Bette Davis (Carrie Louise Serrocold), John Mills (Lewis Serrocold), Leo McKern (Inspector Curry)

written by George Eckstein

directed by Dick Lowry

“I think not being killed raises one’s spirits.”

— Miss Marple



While I enjoyed the grandeur of Albert Finney‘s sole outing as Poirot much more the second time around, I wondered how Peter Ustinov would fare. Until this project, I’d only seen one of his films – Death on the Nile – so in the next couple of weeks, I’ll visit all six. Let’s begin with the first two: