Starring Walter Huston, Barry Fitzgerald, Judith Anderson

Eight strangers, plus two servants, arrive on an island expecting to be the guests of a Mr. and Mrs. Owens. Early Hollywood production codes wouldn’t allow this adaptation of Agatha Christie’s magnum opus to match its source material’s sense of malice, so French director, Rene Clair, goes for mirth and style, and creates something nearly as entertaining.

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