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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)
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Budget
$ 3,000,000
Gross (World)
$ 9,000,000
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Release date
Feb 6, 1958 (United States)

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Charles Laughton
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Torin Thatcher
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Norma Varden
Mrs. Emily Jane French Mrs. Emily Jane French   See fewer
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Una O'Connor
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Philip Tonge
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Ruta Lee
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Patrick Aherne
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8.4 / 10 | 84,589 votes