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Agatha Christie Presents Hercule Poirot - Rendevous With Death (07-12-45)

Agatha Christie Presents Hercule Poirot - Rendevous With Death (07-12-45)

Rendevous With Death (Aired July 12, 1945)

Poirot, the famous Belgian detective, is the prominent character among Christie's works. He's known for his famous moustaches and his brain's "little grey cells." Poirot , in his novels and short stories, has proved that anyone can solve a crime just by simply thinking about it. Hercule Poirot is a fictional detective created by Agatha Christie. Along with Miss Marple, Poirot is one of Christie's most famous and long-lived characters: he appeared in 39 novels and 50 short stories. Poirot has been portrayed on screen, for films and TV, by various actors including Albert Finney, Peter Ustinov, Ian Holm, Tony Randall, Alfred Molina and, most recently, and famously, David Suchet. His character was based on two other fictional detectives of the time: Marie Belloc Lowndes' Hercule Popeau and Frank Howel Evans' Monsieur Poiret, a retired French police officer living in London. A more obvious influence on the early Poirot stories is that of Arthur Co