Witness for the Prosecution
New Books Network 2023
"Rewatchable Murder Mysteries" is a genre with Billy Wilder's 1957 Witness for the Prosecution as one of its best; the film does all we desire from a mystery but, in the hands of Billy Wilder, so much more. Join Mike and Dan as they talk about the ways in which the film transcends its many incredible surprise endings--as Mike says, it has more endings than The Return of the King, but all of them are terrific. So forge those letters, pull on those Bermuda shorts, and give it a listen!
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Interested in Billy Wilder? Here's Joseph McBride's 2021 biography, Billy Wilder: Dancing on the Edge.