The Resource Phone call from a stranger, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Nunnally Johnson ; produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed by Jean Negulesco ; produced and released by Twentieth Century Fox-Film Corporation, (DVD)

Phone call from a stranger, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Nunnally Johnson ; produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed by Jean Negulesco ; produced and released by Twentieth Century Fox-Film Corporation, (DVD)

Label
Phone call from a stranger
Title
Phone call from a stranger
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Nunnally Johnson ; produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed by Jean Negulesco ; produced and released by Twentieth Century Fox-Film Corporation
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 loved 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
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Milton Krasner ; editor, Hugh Fowler ; music, Franz Waxman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
English dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Shelley Winters, Gary Merrill, Michael Rennie, Bette Davis, Keenan Wynn, Evelyn Varden, Warren Stevens, Beatrice Straight, Ted Donaldson, Craig Stevens, Helen Westcott
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1986
  • 1893-1958
  • 1908-1989
  • 1912-1975
  • 1906-1967
  • 1885-1959
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, Nunnally
  • Negulesco, Jean
  • Winters, Shelley
  • Merrill, Gary
  • Rennie, Michael
  • Wynn, Keenan
  • Varden, Evelyn
  • Davis, Bette
  • Krasner, Milton
  • Fowler, Hugh S.
  • Waxman, Franz
  • Wylie, I. A. R.
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
96
Series statement
Cinema classics collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Shipwreck survival
  • Death notification
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Death notification
  • Marriage
  • Shipwreck survival
  • United States
  • Marriage
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.
  • Death notification
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Phone call from a stranger, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Nunnally Johnson ; produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed by Jean Negulesco ; produced and released by Twentieth Century Fox-Film Corporation, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by I.A.R. Wylie
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1952
  • Special features: Restoration comparison; theatrical teaser; interactive pressbook gallery; poster gallery; lobby card gallery; still gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn216883959
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543507284
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)216883959
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Phone call from a stranger, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Nunnally Johnson ; produced by Nunnally Johnson ; directed by Jean Negulesco ; produced and released by Twentieth Century Fox-Film Corporation, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on a story by I.A.R. Wylie
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1952
  • Special features: Restoration comparison; theatrical teaser; interactive pressbook gallery; poster gallery; lobby card gallery; still gallery
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn216883959
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543507284
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)216883959
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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