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Title The slender thread [(DVD) videorecording] / a Paramount Picture ; produced by Stephen Alexander ; directed by Sydney Pollack ; written by Stirling Silliphant.

Publication Info. [United States] : Olive Films, 2012.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F SLE    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen.
Language English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Cast Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas, Steven Hill, .
Credits Cinematography, Loyal Griggs.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Summary A woman, played by Anne Bancroft, who takes an overdose of prescription pills and calls a crisis clinic for help. Sidney Poitier, plays a college volunteer who tries to keep the suicidal woman on the line while asking the police to trace the call. Stirling Silliphant wrote the screenplay based upon an actual incident reported in Time Magazine.
Subject Crisis intervention (Mental health services) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Suicide -- Prevention -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Seattle (Wash.) -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Alexander, Stephen.
Pollack, Sydney, 1934-2008.
Silliphant, Stirling, 1918-1996.
Poitier, Sidney.
Bancroft, Anne, 1931-2005.
Savalas, Telly, 1924-1994.
Hill, Steven, 1922-
Asner, Edward.
Arthur, Indus, 1941-1984.
Newlan, Paul.
Coleman, Dabney, 1932-
Paramount Films (Firm)
Olive Films.
Standard No. 887090042703
Music No. OF427 Olive Films
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