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Witness for the prosecution

Author: Billy WilderArthur Hornblow, Jr.Harry KurnitzLarry MarcusTyrone PowerAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2001]
Series: Billy Wilder DVD Collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant's mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Detective and mystery films
Legal films
Mystery films
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Agatha Christie; Agatha Christie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Billy Wilder; Arthur Hornblow, Jr.; Harry Kurnitz; Larry Marcus; Tyrone Power; Marlene Dietrich; Charles Laughton; Elsa Lanchester; John Williams; Una O'Connor; Ernest Gold; Russell Harlan; Daniel Mandell; Agatha Christie; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN: 0792851668 9780792851660
OCLC Number: 49570953
Language Note: In English or French; with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on the novel by Agatha Christie.
Special feature: original theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Russell Harlan; editor, Daniel Mandell; music, Ernest Gold.
Cast: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, John Williams, Una O'Connor.
Awards: Golden Globe Awards, 1958: Best Supporting Actress - Elsa Lanchester.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Billy Wilder DVD Collection.
Other Titles: Witness for the prosecution (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; an Arthur Hornblow production ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screen play by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus.

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A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant's mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion.

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