Agatha Christie's The witness for the prosecution

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[Silver Spring, Maryland] : Acorn, [2017]., [Silver Spring, Maryland] :
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1 videodisc (ca. 122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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General Note
Based on the play by Agatha Christie.
General Note
Special features: interviews with the cast ; featurette on the story ; featurette on the costume design ; featurette on Agatha Christie ; featurette on makeup design for the victims ; featurette on filming on location ; interview with screenplay author ; four more location featurettes ; featurettes on each character.
Creation/Production Credits
Music, Paul Englishby ; editors, Adam Bosman, David Thrasher ; director of photography, Felix Wiedemann.
Toby Jones, Andrea Riseborough, David Haig, Monica Dolan, Billy Howle, Kim Cattrall.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Originally broadcast on television in 2016.
In 1920s London, brutal and bloodthirsty murder has stained the plush carpets of a handsome London townhouse. The victim is the glamorous and rich Emily French. All the evidence points to Leonard Vole, a young chancer to whom the heiress left her vast fortune and who ruthlessly took her life. At least, this is the story that Emily's dedicated housekeeper Janet Mcintyre stands by in court. Leonard however, is adamant that his partner, the enigmatic chorus girl Romaine, can prove his innocence.
Target Audience
Not rated. Contains coarse language, nudity, and sexual situations.
System Details
DVD, widescreen (16:9) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Phelps, S., Jarrold, J., Jones, T., Riseborough, A., Haig, D., Dolan, M., Howle, B., Cattrall, K., & Christie, A. (2017). Agatha Christie's The witness for the prosecution . Acorn.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sarah Phelps et al.. 2017. Agatha Christie's The Witness for the Prosecution. [Silver Spring, Maryland]: Acorn.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sarah Phelps et al.. Agatha Christie's The Witness for the Prosecution [Silver Spring, Maryland]: Acorn, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Phelps, Sarah, et al. Agatha Christie's The Witness for the Prosecution Acorn, 2017.

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