- Status: Completed
- Score: 8.4/10
- Director: Billy Wilder
- Country: EnglishGerman
- Year: 1957
- Duration: 116 min
- Genres: Crime,Drama,Mystery,Thriller,
A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.
Britain, 1953. Upon his return to work following a heart attack, barrister takes on a murder case,. The case is defending American war vet Leonard Vole, a poor, out of work, struggling inventor who’s accused of murdering his middle-aged lonely and wealthy acquaintance, Emily French. The evidence is circumstantial but points to Leonard as the murderer, butr the csse has constant revelations.
Tyrone Power, Charles Laughton, John Williams, Ian Wolfe, Norma Varden, Francis Compton, Ruta Lee, Marlene Dietrich, Elsa Lanchester, Henry Daniell, Torin Thatcher, Una O'Connor, Philip Tonge,