Peter Ustinov plays Agatha Christie's Belgian mastermind Hercule Poirot in this star-studded murder mystery. When a wealthy widower, Emily Boynton (Piper Laurie), is murdered while holidaying in Jerusalem, there is no shortage of suspects. Emily had been in the process of blackmailing the family lawyer, Jefferson Cope (David Soul), to mismanage her husband's will and consolidate her tyrannical hold on her children. Will Poirot be able to get to the bottom of the mystery? Lauren Bacall, John Gielgud and Carrie Fisher also star.