Poster for the movie "Witness for the Prosecution"

Witness for the Prosecution

Poster for the movie "Witness for the Prosecution"

Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

116 min - Drama, Mystery, Crime - 17 december 1957
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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 suits – but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.

Director:  Billy Wilder

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Storyline

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 suits – but the lure of the criminal courts is too much for him, especially when the case is so difficult.


Collections: Billy Wilder

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Crime

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Language:  German, English
Release Date:  17 december 1957

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Edward Small Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 56 min