Sarah King Jenny Seagrove Colonel Carbury Lennox Boynton Nadine Boynton Jefferson Cope Appointment with Death is a 1988 screen adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel, directed by and starring Peter Ustinov as Hercule Poirot the sixth and last appearance of Ustinov as Poirot. Lennox, darling, I must have left my watch in the cabin. What did you talk about? Of course he's not here. No one outside can really understand. What good does it do to bring ruin and misery to the lives of innocent people? You and the children receiving approximately. Oh, I love that visual opulence.
He said he had to prove something. It only confirms what I know already. Emily Boynton Piper Laurie , stepmother to the three Boynton children, and mother to Ginevra Amber Bezer , blackmails the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope David Soul , into destroying the second will of her late husband, which would have freed the childern from her dominating influence. Boynton's death gave her family not only financial independence. I have heard you enough for the rest of my life. Miss Quinton has to be careful. I consider myself merely a colonial who returned to the fold.
King says that she examined the body at 6:00. Colonel Carbury has done me the honor of consulting me. Both Miss Quinton and Lady Westholme say. My stepmother went on at him. I have so much I want to record. I helped your mother because I'm a doctor. It's no way for a gentleman to behave.
I can't keep all these people here as suspects forever. Yes, well, if you wish to present a comedy, you must first set the scene. What are those people doing? I think I'll go to my tent and work. I heard them by chance, aboard ship. It might quite easily have been that tent to which they were referring. Which shows the danger of ocean travel. We're going for a walk, Mrs.
Someone should be with Mother. We will discuss these notes later, mon colonel. My stepmother would like a word with you later, Lady Westholme. The sheik who brought us back. It's easy to make a mistake about dates, Lady Westholme. It is an adaptation of the novel featuring the detective.
Yes, how nice and royal. Put it down to a gift, if you will. I don't think I'm going to say any more. She tried to rouse you, to convince you to break free, but she could not. Everything is always fun for you English.
This is a glamorous film with additional supporting cast such as Jenny Seagrove, the handsome John Terlesky, the beautiful Hayley Mills and Carrie Fisher. But when did you tell your husband? He said he was going back. Lady Westholme Lauren Bacall , her secretary, and Cope are following them too. The desert, the sand, local animals. King was wearing a thin cotton dress. And now, children, I have a lovely surprise. Well, it would've killed her certainly, but she was always very careful, and so was I.
Excuse me, Monsieur Poirot, Lady Westholme, Miss Quinton. Why don't you give them some money? I thought since my friend there is a doctor. Lady Westholme, I badly need your help. We're going back to the ship. You know, within a month they were married. Ascribe it to the little grey cells. Had she perhaps carried out your plan, done the deed? After your death it is to be distributed equally among the children.