Black Coffee
Directed byLeslie S. Hiscott
Written byAgatha Christie
H. Fowler Mear
Brock Williams
StarringAustin Trevor
Adrianne Allen
Richard Cooper
Elizabeth Allan
CinematographySydney Blythe
Production
company
Distributed byWoolf & Freedman Film Service
Release date
  • 14 July 1931 (1931-07-14)
Running time
78 minutes
CountriesUnited Kingdom
France
LanguageEnglish

Black Coffee is a 1931 British detective film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Based on the 1930 play Black Coffee by Agatha Christie featuring her famous private detective Hercule Poirot, it stars Austin Trevor as Poirot with Richard Cooper playing his companion Captain Hastings.

This was one of three appearances that Trevor made as Poirot, having also appeared in Alibi (1931) and Lord Edgware Dies (1934). It is now considered a lost film.[1]

Cast

References

  1. ^ Aldridge p.20

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