27 Days With Billy Wilder And Me

Every Movie He Directed…From Mauvaise Graine to Buddy Buddy

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Day Sixteen: Witness For the Prosecution

July 15th, 2011 · No Comments · 1957, Adaptation, Agatha Christie, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester, Harry Kurnitz, Larry Marcus, Tyrone Power, Una O'Connor, Witness For the Prosecution

Billy Wilder’s sixteenth movie, Witness For the Prosecution, starring Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, and Elsa Lanchester, was released in 1957. Billy was 51 years old. After watching The Spirit of 76 and Love in the Afternoon — two of Billy Wilder’s weaker movies — Witness For the Prosecution looks like an Academy-Award winner. […]

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