Murder by Death

Monday, October 1
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1hr 34mins // directed by:Robert Moore // featuring:Peter Falk, Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers // 35mm

Featuring a post-screening conversation with guests from the Huntington Theatre Company's production of Sherlock's Last Case.

Neil Simon pays homage to classic detective films in his parody Murder By Death. Millionaire Lionel Twain invites five famous private eyes to a mysterious dinner at a remote castle. The wise Sidney Wang, the urbane couple Dick and Dora Charleston, the canny Englishwoman Jessica Marbles, the clever Milo Perrier from Belgium, and tough-talking Sam Diamond all arrive wondering why they have been invited. When the private eyes and their guests sit down to dinner, they meet Mr. Twain who explains that a murder will take place at midnight, and that whoever can solve the crime will win a million dollars. 

After the screening of Murder by Death, guests from the Huntington's new production of Sherlock's Last Case will discuss the similarities of these two hilarious murder mysteries.

Please click here for tickets and/or more information about the Huntington Theatre Company’s production of  Sherlock's Last Case, which runs Sepember 28 – October 26, 2018.