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Friday, December 14, 2012

Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Early Cases Collection

This holiday season, Acorn Media is releasing one of their best-selling series in one of their nicest and biggest value-priced sets ever: Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Early Cases Collection.

First six series of Agatha Christie’s beloved mysteries in a value-priced collector’s edition;
Remastered and in original U.K. broadcast order


Starring David Suchet and seen on PBS’s Masterpiece Mystery! and A&E

Newly remastered and restored to their original U.K. broadcast order, Agatha Christie’s Poirot: The Early Cases Collection arrives on Blu-ray and DVD from Acorn Media on October 23, 2012, including all 45 mysteries from the first six series of the television phenomenon.

David Suchet stars as Agatha Christie’s mustachioed mystery-solver as a “near-perfect Poirot” (USA Today). Brimming with opulent 1930s period details and co-starring Hugh Fraser (Sharpe), Philip Jackson (Little Voice), and Pauline Moran, these lavish adaptations look better than ever. Agatha Christie’s Poirot has aired on ITV1 in the U.K. since 1989 and on PBS and A&E in the U.S. The 13-disc Blu-ray and 18-disc DVD sets include all 45 mysteries from Series 1-6, now with SDH subtitles and collectible foil packaging ($249.99/$199.99,

Guest stars include: Damian Lewis (Homeland), Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who), Donald Sumpter (Games of Thrones), Kate Buffery (Wish Me Luck), Anna Chancellor (Four Weddings and a Funeral), Jeremy Northam (The Tudors), and Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey).

THE MYSTERIES: The Adventure of the Clapham Cook; Murder in the Mews; The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly; Four and Twenty Blackbirds; The Third Floor Flat; Triangle at Rhodes; Problem at Sea; The Incredible Theft; The King of Clubs; The Dream; Peril at End House; The Veiled Lady; The Lost Mine; The Cornish Mystery; The Disappearance of Mr. Davenheim; Double Sin; The Adventure of the Cheap Flat; The Kidnapped Prime Minister; The Adventure of the Western Star; The Mysterious Affair at Styles; How Does Your Garden Grow?; The Million Dollar Bond Robbery; The Plymouth Express; Wasps’ Nest; The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor; The Double Clue; The Mystery of the Spanish Chest; The Theft of the Royal Ruby; The Affair at the Victory Ball; The Mystery of Hunter’s Lodge; The ABC Murders; Death in the Clouds; One, Two, Buckle My Shoe; The Adventure of the Egyptian Tomb; The Underdog; Yellow Iris; The Case of the Missing Will; The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman; The Chocolate Box; Dead Man’s Mirror; Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan; Hercule Poirot’s Christmas; Hickory Dickory Dock; Murder on the Links; Dumb Witness

Street Date: October 23, 2012
45 mysteries; U.K. broadcast order; SDH subtitles
Blu-ray 13-Disc Set (SRP: $249.99, Approx. 47 hours)
DVD 18-Disc Set (SRP: $199.99, Approx. 46 hours)

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* Thank you to Acorn Media for their product for review! Disclosure - This product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*