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Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE (née Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English crime novelist, short story writer and playwright.
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Anthony Berkeley Cox (5 July 1893 – 9 March 1971) was an English crime writer.
Burnham-on-Sea is a town in Somerset, England, at the mouth of the River Parrett and Bridgwater Bay.
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CinemaScope is an anamorphic lens series used, from 1953 to 1967, for shooting widescreen movies.
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Detective fiction is a subgenre of crime fiction and mystery fiction in which an investigator or a detective—either professional or amateur—investigates a crime, often murder.
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America, based in New York City.
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Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly such that emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations.
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The Golden Age of Detective Fiction was an era of classic murder mystery novels produced by various authors, all following similar patterns and style.
Harper's Bazaar is an American women's fashion magazine, first published in 1867.
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Hugh Callingham Wheeler (19 March 1912 - 26 July 1987) was an English-born American based playwright, screenwriter, librettist, poet, and translator.
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John Dickson Carr (November 30, 1906 – February 27, 1977) was an American author of detective stories, who also published under the pen names Carter Dickson, Carr Dickson and Roger Fairbairn.
Mystery Writers of America (MWA) is an organization of mystery and crime writers, based in New York City.
New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.
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Patsy Kelly (January 12, 1910 – September 24, 1981) was an American stage, radio, film and television actress.
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Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.
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Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.
Somerset is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 1979 musical thriller with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler.
Van Heflin (December 13, 1908 – July 23, 1971) was an American theater, radio, and film actor.
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A whodunit or whodunnit (for "Who done it?" or "Who did it?") is a complex, plot-driven variety of the detective story in which the audience is given the opportunity to engage in the same process of deduction as the protagonist throughout the investigation of a crime.
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Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (formerly known as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation with hyphen used from its inception until 1985), also known as 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Pictures, 20CFFC, TCF, Fox 2000 Pictures or simply Fox is an American film studio, distributor and one of the six major American film studios.
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