A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
12/30/1956 Miss Marple meets the media
December 30, 1956. Agatha Christie's elderly amateur sleuth, Jane Marple, has shown up in several movies and TV series, but her first appearance was on NBC's Goodyear TV Playhouse, showing on this night. Gracie Fields starred in A Murder is Announced. Roger Moore and Jessica Tandy also performed.