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Witness for the Prosecution


Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester View All


Billy Wilder (Screenplay), Billy Wilder (Director), Harry Kurnitz (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 17th, 1957
Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes
When Leonard Vole is arrested for the sensational murder of a rich, middle-aged widow, the famous Sir Wilfrid Robarts agrees to appear on his behalf. Sir Wilfrid, recovering from a near-fatal heart attack, is supposed to be on a diet of bland, civil suitsóbut the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.
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Jeff Costello
Despite not possessing his dashingly good looks from 40's anymore, Tyrone Power's charm still remained untouched, and he was very believable in portraying his seemingly good-natured and desperate character, eventough he had occasional slips of overacting.
Citizen Rules
Witness for the Prosecution (1957) Director: Billy Wilder Writers: Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder(screen play) Cast: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton Genre: Crime, Drama, Myster.