Witness for the Prosecution

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The affable Leonard Vole (Tyrone Power) is being tried for the murder of a wealthy woman, and legendary lawyer Sir Wilfrid Robarts (Charles Laughton) has chosen to represent him. Unfortunately, Leonard's alibi depends on the testimony of his callous wife, Christine (Marlene Dietrich) -- who, after the discovery of a legal loophole, makes the shocking decision to appear in court against him. To Sir Wilfrid's surprise, this is only the first in a series of puzzling revelations and reversals.

Release details

Release date: Saturday December 21 1957
Duration: 114 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Billy Wilder
Screenwriter: Harry Kurnitz, Larry Marcus, Billy Wilder
Cast: John Williams
Tyrone Power
Norma Varden
Marlene Dietrich
Elsa Lanchester
Henry Daniell
Charles Laughton
Una O'Connor
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