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  • Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
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    116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Witness for the Prosecution (1957)
Approved
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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81 cast members
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Tyrone Power
Leonard Vole Leonard Vole   See fewer
Marlene Dietrich
Christine Christine   See fewer
Charles Laughton
Sir Wilfrid Robarts Sir Wilfrid Robarts   See fewer
Elsa Lanchester
Miss Plimsoll Miss Plimsoll   See fewer
John Williams
Brogan-Moore Brogan-Moore   See fewer
Henry Daniell
Mayhew Mayhew   See fewer
Ian Wolfe
Carter Carter   See fewer
Torin Thatcher
Mr. Myers Mr. Myers   See fewer
Norma Varden
Mrs. Emily Jane French Mrs. Emily Jane French   See fewer
Una O'Connor
Janet MacKenzie Janet MacKenzie   See fewer
Philip Tonge
Inspector Hearne Inspector Hearne   See fewer
Ruta Lee
Diana Diana   See fewer
Patrick Aherne
Court Officer (uncredited) Court Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Don Ames
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Walter Bacon
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Eddie Baker
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Benjie Bancroft
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
John Barton
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Brandon Beach
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
George Blagoi
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
Arline Bletcher
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Danny Borzage
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Tex Brodus
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
George Bruggeman
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
George Calliga
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Steve Carruthers
Barrister (uncredited) Barrister (uncredited)   See fewer
Albert Cavens
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Oliver Cross
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Denny
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
Helen Dickson
Courtoom Spectator (uncredited) Courtoom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Minta Durfee
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Marjorie Eaton
Miss O'Brien (uncredited) Miss O'Brien (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Erwin
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
Ella Ethridge
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Franklyn Farnum
Barrister (uncredited) Barrister (uncredited)   See fewer
Bess Flowers
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Joe Gilbert
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Herschel Graham
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Marion Gray
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Stuart Hall
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Art Howard
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Michael Jeffers
Cafe Patron (uncredited) Cafe Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Colin Kenny
Jury Foreman (uncredited) Jury Foreman (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Kruger
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeanne Lafayette
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Carl M. Leviness
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Locke Lorraine
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Wilbur Mack
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Thomas Martin
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Frank McLure
Court Officer (uncredited) Court Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Hans Moebus
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Ottola Nesmith
Miss Johnson (uncredited) Miss Johnson (uncredited)   See fewer
William H. O'Brien
Barrister (uncredited) Barrister (uncredited)   See fewer
Monty O'Grady
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
J. Pat O'Malley
Shorts Salesman (uncredited) Shorts Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
George Pelling
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Power
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Jack Raine
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Raisch
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Rapport
Juror (uncredited) Juror (uncredited)   See fewer
Anthony Redondo
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Mitchell Rhein
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Leoda Richards
Hat Shop Saleslady (uncredited) Hat Shop Saleslady (uncredited)   See fewer
Al Roberts
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
Molly Roden
Miss McHugh (uncredited) Miss McHugh (uncredited)   See fewer
John Roy
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Buck Russell
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Jeffrey Sayre
Clerk at Old Bailey (uncredited) Clerk at Old Bailey (uncredited)   See fewer
Norbert Schiller
Spotlight Operator in German Cafe (uncredited) Spotlight Operator in German Cafe (uncredited)   See fewer
Bill Scully
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Scott Seaton
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Lucile Sewall
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Reginald Simpson
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Leslie Sketchley
Bailiff (uncredited) Bailiff (uncredited)   See fewer
Edna Smith
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Cap Somers
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Bert Stevens
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Arthur Tovey
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Glen Walters
Courtroom Spectator (uncredited) Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Ben Wright
Barrister Reading Charges (uncredited) Barrister Reading Charges (uncredited)   See fewer
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