Phone call from a stranger
|Language and/or Subtitles:||English|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 3 copies|
SummaryFour 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.
-- United States
Aircraft accidents -- United States -- Drama.
Shipwreck survival -- Drama.
Death notification -- United States -- Drama.
|Publisher|| Beverly Hills, Calif. :20th Century Fox Home Entertainment,2008
Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986.
Varden, Evelyn, 1893-1958.
Davis, Bette, 1908-1989.
Wylie, I. A. R. (Ida Alexa Ross), 1885-1959.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Shelley Winters, Gary Merril, Michael Rennie, Keenan Wynn, Evelyn Varden, Bette Davis.
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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.
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, NTSC.
1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.