||Original Title:||Witness for the Prosecution|
|Genre:||Crime, Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller|
|Runtime:||116 Minutes (1 Hours : 56 Minutes)|
|Release Date:||06 Feb 1958 (USA)|
Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder, Harry Kurnitz
Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton »
A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.
Britain, 1953. Upon his return to work following a heart attack, barrister takes on a murder case,. The case is defending American war vet Leonard Vole, a poor, out of work, struggling inventor who's accused of murdering his middle-aged lonely and wealthy acquaintance, Emily French. The evidence is circumstantial but points to Leonard as the murderer, butr the csse has constant revelations. Written by Huggo
The most electrifying entertainment of our time!
Témoin à charge (France)
Zeugin der Anklage (Germany)
Testigo de cargo (Spain)
Testimoni de càrrec (Spain, Catalan title)
Testigo de cargo (Mexico)
Edward Small Productions
Norway:7 (recommended rating)
Norway:16 (cinema rating)
United States:Not Rated
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios - 10202 W. Washington Blvd.
1.66 : 1
Black and White
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Nominated for 6 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations.