The Resource Phone call from a stranger, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; written for the screen and produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed Jean Negulesco, (videorecording)

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

Label
Phone call from a stranger
Title
Phone call from a stranger
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; written for the screen and produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed Jean Negulesco
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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 journey to understanding
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
14A
Language note
  • English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Shelley Winters, Gary Merril, Michael Rennie, Keenan Wynn, Evelyn Varden, Bette Davis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1986
  • 1893-1958
  • 1908-1989
  • 1885-1959
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Negulesco, Jean
  • Winters, Shelley
  • Merrill, Gary
  • Rennie, Michael
  • Wynn, Keenan
  • Varden, Evelyn
  • Davis, Bette
  • Wylie, I. A. R.
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
96
Series statement
Cinema classics collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Airplanes
  • Accident victims
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Phone call from a stranger, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; written for the screen and produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed Jean Negulesco, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543507284
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbg90002212
  • 608568
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, NTSC
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Phone call from a stranger, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; written for the screen and produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed Jean Negulesco, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543507284
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lbg90002212
  • 608568
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, NTSC
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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