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Phone call from a stranger / [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; written for the screen and produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed Jean Negulesco.

Johnson, Nunnally. (Added Author). Negulesco, Jean. (Added Author). Winters, Shelley. (Added Author). Merrill, Gary. (Added Author). Rennie, Michael. (Added Author). Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986 (Added Author). Varden, Evelyn, 1893-1958 (Added Author). Davis, Bette, 1908-1989 (Added Author). Wylie, I. A. R. (Ida Alexa Ross), 1885-1959 (Added Author). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Princeton PL - Princeton DVD Movie Phone (Text) 30890000162899 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on a story by I.A.R. Wylie.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Special features: Restoration comparison; theatrical teaser; interactive pressbook gallery; poster gallery; lobby card gallery; still gallery.
Participant or Performer Note: Shelley Winters, Gary Merril, Michael Rennie, Keenan Wynn, Evelyn Varden, Bette Davis.
Summary, etc.: Four strangers board a plane and become fast friends. A catastrophic plane crash puts an end to the sufferings of three ill-fated passengers, Binky Gay, Dr. Fortness, and Eddie Hoke. For the fourth, Trask, a lawyer, it gives him a second chance, even though he believes his wife no longer loves him. Airline officials prepare to inform the loves ones of those killed, but Trask asks to be allowed to carry the news to the families of his friends himself. While visiting the bedridden widow Marie Hoke, Trask tells her about his marital problems and Marie guides the survivor on a jouney to understanding.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: This disc is copy protected.
Language Note: English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Marriage > United States > Drama.
Aircraft accidents > United States > Drama.
Survival. > Drama.
Shipwreck survival > Drama.
Survival at sea. > Drama.
Airplane crash survival. > Drama.
Death notification > United States > Drama.
Matrimonio > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Aviación > Accidentes > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Melodramas (Drama)
Melodrama > Feature.
Feature films.
Melodrama.

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