The List of Adrian Messenger

Synopsis: Messenger asks a friend to check into a list of names before leaving on a trip. When his plane is blown out of the sky, the matter becomes more serious. As his friend checks into the list, each seems to have died in mysterious circumstances. As he goes down the list, the deaths become more recent and a race to find the remaining survivors and what put each of them on this list ensues.
Genre: Mystery
Director(s): John Huston
Production: Universal Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
98 min

-Good evening.

-Just one bag?

-That's all.

-Passport control is upstairs.

-Thank you very much.

Your ticket please.

-And your passport.

-l do hope Im not overweight.

-Im afraid you are, six pounds.

-Dear, l was afraid of that.

-Wasn't l underweight?

-Yes, you were.

Average it out.

We're traveling together.

-A white lie.

-Uncommonly polite.

-Haven't we met?

-l don't think so.

My name's Atlee. Im

a vicar at Plumpton-on-Coot, Herts.

Im sorry,

my imagination.

-Your ticket and your baggage check.

-Thank you.

-Good evening, Mr. LeBorg.

-Good evening.

Attention, please.

Anglo-Canadian airlines Flight 21

for Montreal is now loading.

A-C-A Flight 21 for Montreal

is now loading.

Will the Reverend Mr. Atlee

please report to Immigration?

Reverend Mr. Atlee, please.

Reverend Mr. Atlee

please report to passport control

A-C-A Flight 21 for Montreal

is now leaving.

Messenger, Messenger...

Jocelyn. Got me, to tell. Jocelyn.

Got me, to tell.



George... Emma's...

George... Emma's...

All the brooms.

Clean sweep.

Only one broom left.

Clean, sweep.

Clean, sweep.

It was sabotage,

pure and simple.

Communication with Shannon

was cut off in mid-sentence.

There was a hell of an explosion.

You can listen for yourself,

the recording from Shannon.

l shall with the greatest interest.

Yes, by all means!

-Come in my dear fellow.

-You'll forgive me, Sir Wilfred.

-You know Sir Robert Carstairs?

-How do you do, sir.

These two chaps l know you know.

Good morning, Pike.

Good morning, Flood.

Just digging into this

ghastly aircraft business.

Sir Robert's

convinced it was sabotage.

Actually we've got

corroborative evidence of a sort.

This chap that was fished out of

the water swears he smelt cordite.

Of course that could be imagination

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Anthony Veiller

Anthony Veiller (23 June 1903 – 27 June 1965) was an American screenwriter and film producer. The son of the screenwriter Bayard Veiller and the English actress Margaret Wycherly, Anthony Veiller wrote for 41 films between 1934 and 1964. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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