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The Resource Witness for the prosecution, Theme Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adapted by Larry Marcus

Witness for the prosecution, Theme Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adapted by Larry Marcus

Label
Witness for the prosecution
Title
Witness for the prosecution
Statement of responsibility
Theme Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adapted by Larry Marcus
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A gruff British lawyer returns from a long convalescence to take on the homicide case--a man accused of murdering his wealthy woman friend in order to secure his inheritance. The defendant's mysterious wife stuns the courtroom by giving damaging testimony against her husband
Cataloging source
FPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Harlan ; art director Alexandre Trauner ; film editor, Daniel Mandell ; music, Matty Malneck ; conductor, Ernest Gold
PerformerNote
Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1976
  • 1893-1976
  • 1906-2002
  • 1914-1958
  • 1899-1962
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Christie, Agatha
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Kurnitz, Harry
  • Marcus, Larry
  • Malneck, Matty
  • Power, Tyrone
  • Dietrich, Marlene
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Theme Pictures, Inc
  • United Artists Corporation
Runtime
114
Technique
live action
Label
Witness for the prosecution, Theme Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adapted by Larry Marcus
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story and stage play by Agatha Christie
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1957 by Theme Pictures, Inc./United Artists
  • CBS/Fox Video: VHS 4665
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9391762
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (114 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Note
Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; for home or classroom use only
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Witness for the prosecution, Theme Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adapted by Larry Marcus
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story and stage play by Agatha Christie
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1957 by Theme Pictures, Inc./United Artists
  • CBS/Fox Video: VHS 4665
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9391762
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (114 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Note
Colby: No Public Performance Rights purchased; for home or classroom use only
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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