The Witness Vanishes
is an American action film first released on 22nd September 1939,
directed by Otis Garrett.
Cinematography was by Arthur Martinelli.
It is based on a story by James Ronald and stars Edmund Lowe, Wendy Barrie, Bruce Lester, Forrester Harvey and Walter Kingsford.
It is an Universal Pictures production, produced by Irving Starr and distributed by Universal Pictures.
The film was released with the tagline: "WHO WILL BE THE NEXT VICTIM OF THE DREADED MANIAC!"
It is a black and white film and runs to 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Our overall rating for The Witness Vanishes
is: mediocre - watchable, but not unless you have something better to do,
Other noteworthy films that have been directed by Otis Garrett include: Danger on the Air
The Black Doll
The Last Express
(1941). The actor Bruce Lester has also appeared in: If I Were King
My Son, My Son!
Other recommended films that you may want to consider are: Marcel Ophüls's Le Chagrin et la pitié
Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
Agnès Jaoui's Le Goût des autres
D.W. Griffith's Intolerance
James Whale's The Old Dark House