The Resource Witness for the prosecution, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Edward Small presents ; an Arthur Hornblow production ; screen play by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by Billy Wilder

Witness for the prosecution, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Edward Small presents ; an Arthur Hornblow production ; screen play by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by Billy Wilder

Label
Witness for the prosecution
Title
Witness for the prosecution
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Edward Small presents ; an Arthur Hornblow production ; screen play by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by Billy Wilder
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Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
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Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
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Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a wealthy widow is found murdered, her married lover is accused of the crime. The lawyer defending him is in ill health and his only hope for acquittal is the testimony of the accused's wife, proving his alibi. However, she has some secrets of her own to reveal
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Witness for the prosecution (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Harlan ; editor, Daniel Mandell ; music, Matty Malneck
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Unrated
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.D4
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • .A3 W586 2014
  • .W586 2014
PerformerNote
Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Una O'Connor, John Williams, Henry Daniell, Torin Thatcher, Philip Tonge, Ian Wolfe, Francis Compton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1893-1976
  • 1891-1977
  • 1914-1958
  • 1899-1962
  • 1902-1986
  • 1880-1959
  • 1903-1983
  • 1894-1963
  • 1905-1981
  • 1897-1959
  • 1896-1992
  • 1885-1964
  • 1903-1974
  • 1890-1976
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  • Wilder, Billy
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Kurnitz, Harry
  • Marcus, Larry
  • Small, Edward
  • Power, Tyrone
  • Dietrich, Marlene
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Lanchester, Elsa
  • O'Connor, Una
  • Williams, John
  • Daniell, Henry
  • Thatcher, Torin
  • Tonge, Philip
  • Wolfe, Ian
  • Compton, Francis
  • Harlan, Russell
  • Mandell, Daniel
  • Malneck, Matty
  • Christie, Agatha
  • Edward Small Productions, Inc
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
116
Series statement
KL Studio classics
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  • Christie, Agatha
  • Christie, Agatha
  • Murder
  • Spouses
  • Legal drama
  • Murder
  • Spouses
Technique
live action
Label
Witness for the prosecution, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Edward Small presents ; an Arthur Hornblow production ; screen play by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by Billy Wilder
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • From the story and stage play by Agatha Christie
  • Special features: Billy Wilder discussing Witness for the Prosecution with Volker Schlöndorff (in German and English with English subtitles); original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881251369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329132521
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K1325
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video; NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Witness for the prosecution, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Edward Small presents ; an Arthur Hornblow production ; screen play by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by Billy Wilder
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • From the story and stage play by Agatha Christie
  • Special features: Billy Wilder discussing Witness for the Prosecution with Volker Schlöndorff (in German and English with English subtitles); original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881251369
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329132521
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K1325
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD video; NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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