Zigzag

Overview

False Witness is the British title of the American thriller Zigzag, which in turn was partially inspired by the 1950 film D.O.A. George Kennedy plays an insurance investigator who learns that he is dying from a brain tumor. Hoping to provide for his family, Kennedy confesses to a murder he didn't commit, thereby collecting the reward money. During his murder trial, Kennedy collapses and is rushed to the hospital. Subjected to laser surgery, he emerges from the hospital completely cured--and now he must unravel ...
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Overview

False Witness is the British title of the American thriller Zigzag, which in turn was partially inspired by the 1950 film D.O.A. George Kennedy plays an insurance investigator who learns that he is dying from a brain tumor. Hoping to provide for his family, Kennedy confesses to a murder he didn't commit, thereby collecting the reward money. During his murder trial, Kennedy collapses and is rushed to the hospital. Subjected to laser surgery, he emerges from the hospital completely cured--and now he must unravel the airtight case he's contrived against himself in court.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/11/2012
  • UPC: 883316645130
  • Original Release: 1970
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  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:45:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 65,231

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
George Kennedy Paul R. Cameron
Anne Jackson Jean Cameron
Eli Wallach Mario Gambretti
Steve Ihnat Assistant District Attorney Gates
Joan Tompkins Judge Beth Weaver
Pamela Murphy Elaine Mercer
Walter Brooke Adam Mercer
William Marshall Morrie Bronson
Joe Maross Lt. Max Hines
Dana Elcar Harold Tracey
Robert Sampson Burt Stennis
Stewart Moss Edgar Courtland
Charlene Holt Sara Raymond
Robert Donner Sgt. Mason Weber
Abigail Shelton Muriel
Douglas Henderson Dr. Leonard
Robert Patten John Raymond
Richard McMurray Dr. Sean Thompson
Anita O'Day Sheila Stennis
Leonard Stone Jim Harris
Technical Credits
Richard A. Colla Director
Marvin Summerfield Director, Art Director
Robert R. Benton Set Decoration/Design
James A. Crabe Cinematographer, Screenwriter
Michael Curb Songwriter
George W. Davis Art Director
Robert Enders Songwriter, Original Story, Producer
Everett Freeman Producer
Florence Hackett Costumes/Costume Designer
Guy Hemric Songwriter
Robert R. Hoag Special Effects
Arthur Jacobson Asst. Director
John T. Kelley Screenwriter
Michael D. Margulies Camera Operator
Eddie Marks Costumes/Costume Designer
Oliver Nelson Score Composer
Roy Orbison Songwriter
Gene Ostler Costumes/Costume Designer
Charles R. Pierce Set Decoration/Design
Ferris Webster Editor
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