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Witness for the Prosecution (TV Movie 1982) - Plot Summary Poster

(1982 TV Movie)

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  • Efficient, but bitter and stubborn, barrister Sir Wilfrid Robarts returns to his office in London, having recovered from a heart attack. He is subsequently invited to defend Leonard Stephen Vole, who is the prime suspect in a murder case. Leonard is a former soldier that fought in World War II and is married to his beloved German wife Christine Helm Vole. He is unemployed and accused of seducing and murdering the wealthy middle-aged single woman, Emily French, to inherit 80,000 pounds.

  • Leonard Vole is accused of murdering an elderly rich woman and the only alibi to him depends on his wife.


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  • Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused for murdering an elderly lady friend of his, Mrs. Emily French. While Leonard Vole claims innocent, although every evidence turns to him as the killer, his alibi witness, his cold German wife Christine, instead of entering the court as a witness for the defense, she becomes the witness for the prosecution and strongly claims her husband is guilty of murder. Sir Wilfred believes there's something suspicious on the case, especially on Mrs. Vole.

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