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Phone Call from a Stranger(1952)

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Brief Synopsis

David Trask, the sole survivor of an airplane crash, takes it upon himself to contact the families of the various victims. He is quite surprised at who he finds: the wife and son of a troubled doctor; a domineering mother-in-law of an aspiring actress; and the invalid wife of an obnoxious traveling salesman.

Cast & Crew

Jean Negulesco Director
Shelley Winters Binky Gay, also known as Bianca Carr
Gary Merrill David Trask
Michael Rennie Dr. Bob Fortness
Keenan Wynn Eddie Hoke
Evelyn Varden Sally Carr
Warren Stevens Marty Nelson
Beatrice Straight Claire Fortness
Ted Donaldson Jerry Fortness
Craig Stevens Mike Carr
Helen Westcott Jane Trask
Bette Davis Marie Hoke
Sidney Perkins Stewardess
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 31 Jan 1952; Los Angeles opening: 21 Feb 1952
Release Date:  1952 Production Date:  EB*; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  95-96 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,617    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • Bette is Great

    moviebuff8 2010-04-25

    She doesn't appear until the end, but Bette Davis once again proves she is the BEST actress ever! She truly makes the most of her role, and is the... MORE>

  • Supporting her 4th Husband: Bette Davis

    Jacksons 2009-09-06

    Clearly, Bette Davis delivers the moral punch that is what helps this film make sense. She doesn't even appear until the last scenes of the film. Her... MORE>

  • A Woman with Disabilities

    DeshawnRobson 2009-06-25

    I am writing as a person with disabilities, from a center equipped with assistive technology that enables me to do so. My situation makes me appreciate the... MORE>