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4.50 from Paddington is a detective fiction novel by Agatha Christie, first published in November 1957.<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4.50_from_Paddington Wikipedia] (retrieved 7 January 2017)</ref> A friend of Miss Marple's sees a woman being strangled in a passing train running parallel to her own. When police cannot find a body and doubt the story, Miss Marple enlists a professional housekeeper to go undercover.<ref>[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092497/ Internet Movie Database] (retrieved 7 January 2017)</ref> This version is a full length BBC TV movie first broadcast on 25 February 1987 featuring Joan Hickson as Miss Marple.  
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'''4.50 from Paddington''' is a detective fiction novel by Agatha Christie, first published in November 1957.<ref>[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4.50_from_Paddington 4.50 from Paddington on Wikipedia] (retrieved 7 January 2017)</ref> Mrs. McGillicuddy, a friend of Miss Marple's, sees a woman being strangled in a passing train running parallel to her own. When police cannot find a body and doubt the story, Miss Marple enlists a professional housekeeper to go undercover.<ref>[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092497/ Internet Movie Database] (retrieved 7 January 2017)</ref>  
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This version is a full length BBC TV movie first broadcast on 25 February 1987 featuring Joan Hickson as Miss Marple and Mona Bruce as Mrs. McGillicuddy.  
  
 
==Filming on the SVR==
 
==Filming on the SVR==
Filming saw the most intense use of the railway since [[The Seven-Per-Cent Solution]], involving multiple locos and use of the re-laid section of the [[Stourport Branch | Stourport branch]], necessary to film the sequences of parallel running trains.
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Filming saw the most intense use of the railway since [[The Seven-Per-Cent Solution]], involving multiple locos and use of the re-laid section of the [[Stourport Branch | Stourport branch]], necessary to film the sequences of parallel running trains. The actress witnessing the crime was seated in a compartment of [[GWR 5883 Brake Third]]<ref>SVR News 149, Winter 2004-05</ref><ref group="note">The article in SVR news, written many years after filming took place, states this was Joan Hickson (Miss Marple). However the film plot suggests it would have been Mona Bruce</ref>.
  
 
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[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092497/ Internet Movie Database] (retrieved 7 January 2017)<br>
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*[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0092497/ Internet Movie Database] (retrieved 7 January 2017)
[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaZMecZQl_c YouTube] (retrieved 7 January 2017)
 

Latest revision as of 00:16, 15 January 2020

4.50 from Paddington is a detective fiction novel by Agatha Christie, first published in November 1957.[1] Mrs. McGillicuddy, a friend of Miss Marple's, sees a woman being strangled in a passing train running parallel to her own. When police cannot find a body and doubt the story, Miss Marple enlists a professional housekeeper to go undercover.[2]

This version is a full length BBC TV movie first broadcast on 25 February 1987 featuring Joan Hickson as Miss Marple and Mona Bruce as Mrs. McGillicuddy.

Filming on the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society

Filming saw the most intense use of the railway since The Seven-Per-Cent Solution, involving multiple locos and use of the re-laid section of the Stourport branch, necessary to film the sequences of parallel running trains. The actress witnessing the crime was seated in a compartment of GWR 5883 Brake Third[3][note 1].

See also

List of film and TV productions filmed on the Severn Valley Railway

References

  1. 4.50 from Paddington on Wikipedia (retrieved 7 January 2017)
  2. Internet Movie Database (retrieved 7 January 2017)
  3. SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society News 149, Winter 2004-05

Notes

  1. The article in SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society news, written many years after filming took place, states this was Joan Hickson (Miss Marple). However the film plot suggests it would have been Mona Bruce

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