Witness for the Prosecution (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.

GENRES:  Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
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Cast & characters
Tyrone Power Leonard Vole
Marlene Dietrich Christine Vole
Charles Laughton Sir Wilfrid Robarts
Elsa Lanchester Miss Plimsoll
John Williams Brogan-Moore
Henry Daniell Mayhew
Ian Wolfe Carter
Torin Thatcher Mr. Myers
Norma Varden Emily Jane French
Una O'Connor Janet McKenzie
Francis Compton Judge
Philip Tonge Inspector Hearne
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