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Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
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116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.
Writers
Agatha Christie (in Agatha Christie's international stage success) | Billy Wilder (screen play) | Harry Kurnitz (screen play) | Lawrence B. Marcus (adaptation) (as Larry Marcus)
Composer
Matty Malneck (musical score)
Cinematographer
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Release date
Feb 6, 1958 (United States)

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8.4 / 10 | 122,309 votes