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Witness for the prosecution (1957)
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Call no.:
DVD 011 501
Title:
Witness for the prosecution
Originally produced:
1957
Format:
DVD
Summary:
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.
Credits:
Edward Small presents ; an Arthur Hornblow production Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus.
Edition:
Widescreen ed.
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA ; MGM Home Entertainment, c2001.
Languages:
English and French soundtracks; subtitles in French and Spanish.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (116 min.) : sound, black & white
Studio(s):
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director(s):
Wilder, Billy
Screenwriter(s):
Wilder, Billy
Kurnitz, Harry
Producer(s):
Hornblow, Arthur
Small, Edward
Cast:
Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, John Williams, Una O'Connor.
Production:
Director of photography, Russell Harlan; film editor, Daniel Mandell; musical score, Marty Malneck; music conducted by Ernest Gold.
Notes:
Based on the novel by Agatha Christie.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1957.
Special feature: original theatrical trailer.
Subjects:
Christie, Agatha, 1890-1976 Film adaptations.
Legal drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Feature films
Year: 1950s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: English
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Witness for the prosecution
Director: Wilder, Billy
Actor: Dietrich, Marlene
Actor: Laughton, Charles
Actor: Power, Tyrone
Musical score composer: Malneck, Marty
Production studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action
Cover image available: Yes