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Witness
Director: Peter Weir (Dir)
Release Date:   1985
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 8 Feb 1985
Duration (in mins):   113
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Cast:   Harrison Ford (John Book)  
    Kelly McGillis (Rachel)  
    Josef Sommer (Schaeffer)  
    Lukas Haas (Samuel)  
    Jan Rubes (Eli Lapp)  

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Distribution Company: Paramount Pictures Corp. (Gulf & Western Industries, Inc.)
Director: Peter Weir (Dir)
Producer: Edward S. Feldman (Prod)
Writer: Earl W. Wallace (Scr)
  William Kelley (Scr)
  William Kelley (Story)
  Pamela Wallace (Story)
  Earl W. Wallace (Story)
Photography: John Seale (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Stan Jolley (Prod des)
Film Editor: Thom Noble (Film ed)
Music: Maurice Jarre (Mus comp)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

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Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Paramount Pictures Corporation 12/3/1985 dd/mm/yyyy PA241490

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Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Crime

Note:  

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   25 Jan 1985   p. 3, 34.
Los Angeles Times   8 Feb 1985   p. 1, 16.
New York Times   8 Feb 1985   p. 18.
Variety   30 Jan 1985   p. 18.

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