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The Slender Thread ()

directed by Sydney Pollack
featuring Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas, Steven Hill, Ed Asner

Sidney Pollack marked his feature film directing debut with this taut suspense drama, based upon an actual incident reported in Time Magazine. Sidney Poitier stars as Alan Nuell, a student volunteer at a medical clinic in Seattle who answers the phone to find Inge Dyson (Anne Bancroft) on the other end. Inge, depressed about her life, has just taken an overdose of sleeping pills. With Inge slowly dying, Alan tries to keep her talking on the phone while the police try to trace the call and save her life. Inge tells Alan ...

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The Slender Thread
2012, Paramount

UPC: 887090042703

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2012, Paramount

UPC: 887090042802

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The Slender Thread
1998, Paramount

UPC: 097360651737

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