Witness for the Prosecution Film Summary & Analysis

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Leonard Stephen Vole played by Tyrone Power

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Leonard Stephen Vole comes to Sir Wilfrid Robarts seeking help when he goes to trial for murder. He was friends with a rich single woman, Miss Emily French, and when she was murdered he received 80,000 British pounds from her will.

Vole convinces Robarts that he is innocent, even passing the famous monocle test that Robarts gives everyone. At the trial, he is shocked to learn that the prosecution has one last witness: Christine, Leonard Vole's wife. Through a complicated scheme, she is the one who gets her husband off the hook in the end.

After the trial is over, Christine and Vole reveal that she deceived Robarts to free Vole, who is actually guilty. When Vole decides to go off with another woman, though, Christine is livid and murders him in her anger. Vole's terrible trail of actions finally...

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