Best Original Screenplay
Writers Guild of America
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Murder By Death

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Neil Simon's comic tribute to detective films begins when a reclusive millionaire invites a number of famed detectives, each a parody of a famous literary sleuth, to dinner. Naturally, a series of murders begins, and the humorous race to be the first to solve the mystery is on.

Played at

NoHo 7, 11.30.17 - 11.30.17
Rated PG
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Repertory, Thriller, Throwback Thursdays
Runtime: 94 min
Language: English

Director: Robert Moore
Writer(s): Neil Simon
Cast: Alec Guinness, David Niven, Eileen Brennan, Elsa Lanchester, Estelle Winwood, James Coco, James Cromwell, Maggie Smith, Nancy Walker, Peter Falk, Peter Sellers, Truman Capote

  • Nominee, Best Original Screenplay, Writers Guild of America