Murder by Death (1976)


Lionel Twain invites the world's five greatest detectives to a 'dinner and murder'. Included are a blind butler, a deaf-mute maid, screams, spinning rooms, secret passages, false identities and more plot turns and twists than are decently allowed.

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Viooz Score: 7.4/10 from 323 votes
Release Date: 1976-06-23
Status: Released
Run time: 94 min / 1:34
Production Studio : Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America

Murder by Death Casts

Eileen Brennan
as Tess Skeffington
Truman Capote
as Lionel Twain
James Coco
as Milo Perrier
Peter Falk
as Sam Diamond
Alec Guinness
as Bensonmum
Elsa Lanchester
as Jessica Marbles
David Niven
as Dick Charleston
Peter Sellers
as Sidney Wang
Maggie Smith
as Dora Charleston
Nancy Walker
as Maid
Estelle Winwood
as Nurse
James Cromwell
as Marcel
Richard Narita
as Willie Wang
Fay Wray
as Screaming Door Bell (archive sound) (uncredited)

Murder by Death Crew

Directing Robert Moore Director
Production Ray Stark Producer
Sound Dave Grusin Original Music Composer
Camera David M. Walsh Director of Photography
Editing John F. Burnett Editor
Production Jennifer Shull Casting
Writing Neil Simon Writer
Art Marvin March Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ann Roth Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Joe DiBella Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Vivienne Walker Hairstylist
Directing Fred T. Gallo Assistant Director
Crew Terry E. Lewis Property Master
Crew Ron Frazier Carpenter
Sound Jerry Jost Sound mixer
Sound Joseph Kite Boom Operator
Sound Tex Rudloff Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Frank E. Warner Sound Effects Editor
Crew Augie Lohman Special Effects
Camera Robert Edesa First Assistant Camera
Crew Maurice Marks Stunts
Lighting Norman Harris Gaffer
Camera Roger Shearman Camera Operator
Camera Mel Traxel Still Photographer
Editing Margaret Booth Supervising Film Editor
Editing Michael A. Stevenson Assistant Editor
Crew Charles Addams Title Graphics
Crew Wayne Fitzgerald Title Graphics
Crew Julia Tucker Script
Art Stephen B. Grimes Production Design
Production Roger M. Rothstein Associate Producer
Directing David Sosna Second Assistant Director
Sound George Probert Music Editor
Crew John Brice Editorial Staff
Art Harry Kemm Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Charles H. Schram Makeup Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Tony Faso Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Agnes G. Henry Costumer
Production Frank Bueno Producer's Assistant
Production Shari Leibowitz Assistant Production Manager
Crew George Rondo Dialogue Coach
Camera Richard Moran Key Grip
Production Vince Martinez Finance
Costume & Make-Up Mary Malin Assistant Costume Designer
Crew Carol Shapiro Unit Publicist