Witness for the Prosecution

1957 NR 1h 56m 8.4

A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.

Ailing barrister Sir Wilfrid Robarts is thrust back into the courtroom in what becomes one of the most unusual and eventful murder cases of the lawyer's career when he finds himself defending Leonard Vole, a man being tried for the murder of a wealthy woman. With Robarts choosing to represent him, the two find themselves up against Leonard's cold-hearted wife, Christine - who, in a surprising turn of events, chooses to appear in court against her husband.

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Info about Witness for the Prosecution

Studio(s): Edward Small Productions, United Artists

Originally Released: United States on Dec 17, 1957

Box Office Gross: $16,350,000.00

Budget: $3,000,000.00

Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller