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The Resource Witness for the prosecution, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus, (videorecording)

Witness for the prosecution, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus, (videorecording)

Label
Witness for the prosecution
Title
Witness for the prosecution
Statement of responsibility
Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A man is accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant's mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion
Member of
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Harlan; editor, Daniel Mandell; music, Ernest Gold
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • Language in English or French with French and Spanish subtitles
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.D4
LC item number
W58 2001 DVD
PerformerNote
Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, John Williams, Una O'Connor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1893-1976
  • 1914-1958
  • 1899-1962
  • 1921-1999
  • 1890-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Kurnitz, Harry
  • Marcus, Larry
  • Power, Tyrone
  • Dietrich, Marlene
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Gold, Ernest
  • Christie, Agatha
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
116
Series statement
Billy Wilder DVD Collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Widows
  • Asesinato
  • Viudas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Witness for the prosecution, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released in 1957
  • Based on the novel by Agatha Christie
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm49570953
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780792851660
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616869425
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1002744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49570953
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Witness for the prosecution, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released in 1957
  • Based on the novel by Agatha Christie
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm49570953
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780792851660
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616869425
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1002744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49570953
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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