The Resource Witness for the prosecution, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus

Witness for the prosecution, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus

Label
Witness for the prosecution
Title
Witness for the prosecution
Statement of responsibility
Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A man is 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. The web of intrigue is finally unwoven in a shocking, chilling conclusion
Member of
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Harlan; editor, Daniel Mandell; music, Ernest Gold
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Language in English and French with English, French and Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, John Williams, Una O'Connor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-2002
  • 1914-1958
  • 1899-1962
  • 1890-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Power, Tyrone
  • Dietrich, Marlene
  • Laughton, Charles
  • Christie, Agatha
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Witness for the prosecution, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released in 1957
  • Based on the novel by Agatha Christie
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780792851660
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616869425
  • 738329132521
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
1002744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 57175
  • ocm49570953
  • 1905610
  • 1906684
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Witness for the prosecution, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. ; produced by Arthur Hornblow ; directed by Billy Wilder ; screenplay by Billy Wilder and Harry Kurnitz ; adaptation by Larry Marcus
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released in 1957
  • Based on the novel by Agatha Christie
  • Special feature: original theatrical trailer
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (116 min.)
Isbn
9780792851660
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 027616869425
  • 738329132521
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
1002744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 57175
  • ocm49570953
  • 1905610
  • 1906684
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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