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    Unique ID Code: 0000193086
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 11/9/2018 18:07
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    Witness for the Prosecution

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    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 116 Mins
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    Content Type: Movie

    Synopsis:
    Based on the hit play by Agatha Christie, Billy Wilder’s Witness for the Prosecution was nominated for six Academy Awards and was reportedly praised by Christie herself as the best adaptation of her work she had seen.

    When a wealthy widow is found murdered, her married suitor, Leonard Vole (Tyrone Power), is accused of the crime. Vole’s only hope for acquittal is the testimony of his wife (Marlene Dietrich)… but his airtight alibi shatters when she reveals some shocking secrets of her own.

    Also starring the incredible Charles Laughton in an Oscar nominated role, Witness for the Prosecution left audiences reeling from its surprise twists and shocking climax, and The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present yet another Billy Wilder masterpiece on Blu-ray for the first time in the UK.

    Special Features:
    • New and exclusive feature length audio commentary by critic Kat Ellinger
    • Monocle and Cigars: Simon Callow on Charles Laughton in Billy Wilder’s Witness for the Prosecution
    • A new video interview with film scholar Neil Sinyard
    • Archival footage of Billy Wilder discussing Witness for the Prosecution with director Volker Schlöndorff
    • A collector’s booklet featuring new essays by film scholar Henry Miller and critic Philip Kemp; a letter from Agatha Christie to Billy Wilder; and rare archival imagery
    • Reversible Sleeve

    Video Tracks:
    1.66:1 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    Uncompressed LPCM mono soundtrack - English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    Optional English SDH subtitles

    Directed By:
    Billy Wilder

    Written By:


    Starring:
    Tyrone Power
    Marlene Dietrich
    Charles Laughton

    Soundtrack By:
    Matty Malneck

    Director of Photography:
    Russell Harlan

    Editor:
    Daniel Mandell

    Production Designer:
    Alexandre Trauner

    Visual Effects:
    Lee Zavitz

    Producer:
    Arthur Hornblow Jr.

    Executive Producer:
    Edward Small

    Distributor:
    Eureka Masters of Cinema

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