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Witness in the City

Witness in the City

A Feature film by Édouard Molinaro

Produced by Gaumont, Franco-London Films

Release in France : 08/05/1959

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Actors (45)

Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

Gaumont, Franco-London Films

Foreign production companies :

Zebra Film, Tempo film

Co-production :


Film exports/foreign sales :

Gaumont, Télédis

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country


Industrialist Pierre Verdier kills his mistress Jeanne Ancelin by throwing her off a train. Her husband, Ancelin, decides to take revenge on his wife's murderer, who has been acquitted by justice. He waits for him in his house and hangs him. He leaves the place unseen, at least this is what he thinks. But unfortunately for him, Lambert, a taxi driver has witnessed him. Ancelin has no option but to get rid of him...

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Full credits (15)

Assistant Director :

Pierre Cosson

Author of original work :


Screenwriters :

Édouard Molinaro, Gérard Oury, Alain Poiré, Georges Tabet

Assistant Operator :

Jean-Paul Schwartz

Production Manager :

Robert Sussfeld

Sound Editor :

Robert Biard

Music Composer :

Barney Wilen

Location Manager :

Hubert Mérial

Dialogue Writers :

Georges Tabet, André Tabet

Producers :

Alain Poiré, Henry Deutschmeister

Director of Photography :

Henri Decaë

Camera Operator :

Jean Rabier

Editors :

Monique Isnardon, Robert Isnardon

Continuity supervisor :

Helly Stérian

Still Photographer :

Jean Schmidt

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :


Sub-genre :

Film noir

Production language :


Coproducer countries :

France, Italy

Original French-language productions :


Nationality :

Majority French (France, Italy)

Production year :


French release :


Runtime :

1 h 30 min

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Color type :

Black & White

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