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Witness for the Prosecution (1982)

12/04/1982 (US) DramaMysteryThriller 1h 37m
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Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of murdering an elderly lady friend of his, Mrs. Emily French. While Leonard Vole claims he's innocent, although all evidence points to him as the killer, his alibi witness, his cold German wife Christine, instead of entering the court as a witness for the defense, she becomes the witness for the prosecution and strongly claims her husband is guilty of the murder.

  1. Alan Gibson


  2. Agatha Christie


  3. Lawrence B. Marcus


  4. Billy Wilder


  5. Harry Kurnitz


  6. John Gay


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  1. Diana Rigg

    Diana Rigg

    Christine Vole

  2. Ralph Richardson

    Ralph Richardson

    Sir Wilfred Robarts

  3. Deborah Kerr

    Deborah Kerr

    Nurse Plimsoll

  4. Beau Bridges

    Beau Bridges

    Leonard Vole

  5. Donald Pleasence

    Donald Pleasence

    Mr. Myers

  6. Wendy Hiller

    Wendy Hiller

    Janet Mackenzie

  7. David Langton

    David Langton


  8. Richard Vernon

    Richard Vernon


  9. Peter Sallis

    Peter Sallis


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Witness for the Prosecution

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Original Language English

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