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Witness for the Prosecution

Original title
Witness for the Prosecution
Running time
114 min.
United States United States
Billy Wilder, Harry Kurnitz (Theater: Agatha Christie)
Matty Malneck
Russell Harlan (B&W)
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United Artists
Mystery. Drama | Courtroom Drama
Movie Groups
Agatha Christie Adaptations | The Witness for the Prosecution
Synopsis / Plot
Leonard Vole (Tyrone Power), a young and attractive man, is accused of the murder of Miss French, a rich old woman. Wilfred Roberts (Charles Laughton), a criminal lawyer from London, takes charge of the case.
1957: 6 Nominations for Academy Awards, including Movie, Director
1957: 5 Nominations for Golden Globes, including Movie (Drama), Director
1958: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Actor (Charles Laughton)
1957: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1957: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actor (Charles Laughton)
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