Film Details



WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
Release Date: Feb 1958
Duration (in mins): 114-115
Cast:
Tyrone Power (Leonard Vole)
Marlene Dietrich (Christine Vole)
Charles Laughton (Sir Wilfrid [Robarts])
Elsa Lanchester (Miss Plimsoll)
John Williams (Brogan-Moore)
Director:
Billy Wilder (Dir)
Emmett Emerson (Asst dir)
Writer:
Billy Wilder (Scr)
Harry Kurnitz (Scr)
Producer:
Edward Small (Pres)
Arthur Hornblow (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
United Artists Corp.
Production
Company:
Edward Small Productions, Inc.
AFI
Recognition:
NONE
Summary:
Following a lengthy hospital stay for a near-fatal heart attack, famed London barrister Sir Wilfrid Robarts returns to his combined office and lodgings near The Old Bailey, accompanied by his overbearing nurse, Miss Plimsoll. Sir Wilfrid chafes at her constant vigilance and becomes despondent at the thought that he may no longer be able to try criminal cases. That afternoon, Mayhew, a friend and solicitor, arrives unannounced to discuss an urgent case. Despite a verbal scolding from Miss Plimsol...