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Dial M for Murder Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings

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A former tennis player Tony Wendice (Ray Milland) plans to murder his beautiful wife Margot (Grace Kelly) for two reasons - money and an extra marital relationship she has with a writer Mark Halliday (Robert Cummings). However in his meticulously plotted chain of events, there is one weak link, which snaps. But Tony's brilliant mind has another plan which he can fall back upon, to turn the tides in his favour.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 90%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Story partially from villain's perspective Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   nearly 100%

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment

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