Murder at the Gallop is the second of four films made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, based on the novel After the Funeral by Agatha Christie, and starring Margaret Rutherford as Miss Jane Marple, Charles "Bud" Tingwell as Inspector Craddock and Stringer Davis (Rutherford's real-life husband) as Mr. Stringer. The film changes the action and the characters. Hercule Poirot is replaced by Miss Marple and Christie's trademark suspense with light comedy. It was made in 1963 and directed by George Pollock, with James P. Cavanagh credited with the adaptation. The music was by Ron Goodwin.