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Agatha Christie
The Hound of Death

First Published

UK
Odhams Press, London, Oct. 1933

Plot

(from HarperCollins "The Agatha Christie Collection" cover)

Twelve unexplained phenomena with no apparent earthly explanation... A dog-shaped gunpowder mark; an omen from 'the other side'; a haunted house; a chilling seance; a case of split personalities; a recurring nightmare; an eerie wireless message; an elderly lady's hold over a young man; a disembodied cry of 'murder'; a young man's sudden amnesia; a levitation experience; a mysterious SOS.

To discover the answers, delve into the supernatural storytelling of Agatha Christie. A haunting collection of mysteries, from the darker side of Agatha Christie.

Link

  1. Official Site: The Hound of Death and Other Stories
  2. Wikipedia: The Hound of Death

The Hound of Death

Link

  1. Official Site: The Hound of Death

The Red Signal

The Grand Magazine, Jun. 1924
Novel Magazine, Jun. 1924

Film & TV Dramas

The Red Signal, 1952 (USA/TV)
"Suspense" Season 4, Episode 19
cast Tom Helmore, Beatrice Straight
The Red Signal
Agatha Christie's Hour, 1982 (UK/TV)
director John Franco
cast Richard Morant(Dermot West), Alan Badel(Sir Alington West), Carol Drinkwater(Violet Eversleigh), Christopher Cazenove(Jack Trent), Joanna David(Clare Trent)

Link

  1. Official Site: The Red Signal
  2. IMDb: Suspense: The Red Signal (1952)
  3. IMDb: Agatha Christie's Hour: The Red Signal (1982)

The Fourth Man

The Grand Magazine, Dec. 1925
Pearsonís Magazine, Dec. 1925
Characters
Canon Parfitt, Sir George Durand, Dr Campbell Clark, Felicie Bault, Miss Slater, Maitre Quimbellier, Annette Ravel, Raoul Letardeau, Annette Ravelli

Film & TV Dramas

The Fourth Man
Agatha Christie's Hour, 1982 (UK/TV)
director Michael Simpson
cast John Nettles(Raoul Letardeau), Michael Gough(Sir George Durand), Alann MacNaughton(Sir Campbell Clark), Fiona Mathieson(Felicie Bault)

Link

  1. Official Site: The Fourth Man
  2. IMDb: Agatha Christie's Hour: The Fourth Man (1982)

The Gipsy

Link

  1. Official Site: The Gipsy

The Lamp

Link

  1. Official Site: The Lamp

Wireless

Sunday Chronicle Annual, Dec. 1926
a.k.a. 'Where Thereís a Will'
Mystery Magazine, Mar.1 1926

Link

  1. Official Site: Wireless

The Witness for the Prosecution

a.k.a. 'Traitor's Hands'
Flynn's Weekly, Jan.31 1925
Play
see "The Witness for the Prosecution"

Link

  1. Official Site: Witness for the Prosecution

The Mystery of the Blue Jar

The Grand Magazine, Jul. 1924
Metropolitan Magazine, 1924
Macfadden Fiction-Lovers Magazine, Mar. 1925

Film & TV Dramas

The Mystery of the Blue Jar
Agatha Christie's Hour, 1982 (UK/TV)
director Cyril Mark
cast Robin Kermode(Jack Hartington), Derek Francis(Uncle George), Michael Aldridge(Dr. Lavington)

Link

  1. Official Site: The Mystery of the Blue Jar
  2. IMDb: Agatha Christie's Hour: The Mystery of the Blue Jar (1982)

The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael

Link

  1. Official Site: The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael

The Call of Wings

Link

  1. Official Site: The Call of Wings

The Last Seance

a.k.a. 'The Stolen Ghost'
The Sovereign Magazine, Mar. 1927
a.k.a. 'The Woman Who Stole a Ghost'
Ghost Stories, Nov. 1926

Film & TV Dramas

The Last Seance, 1986 (USA/TV)
director June Wyndham-Davies
writer Alfred Shaughnessy
cast Jeanne Moreau(Madame Exe), Norma West(Simone), Anthony Higgins(Raoul Daubreuil), Annie Leon(Elise)

Link

  1. Official Site: The Last Seance
  2. IMDb: The Last Seance (1986)

S.O.S.

The Grand Magazine, Feb. 1926

Link

  1. Official Site: S.O.S.
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