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The Slender Thread (1965)

12/16/1965 (US) Drama 1h 38m

When a woman's emotions sway away on a slender thread, expect anything…


Alan is a Seattle college student volunteering at a crisis center. One night when at the clinic alone, a woman calls up the number and tells Alan that she needs to talk to someone. She informs Alan she took a load of pills, and he secretly tries to get help. During this time, he learns more about the woman, her family life, and why she wants to die. Can Alan get the cavalry to save her in time before it's too late?

  1. Sydney Pollack


  2. Shana Alexander


  3. Stirling Silliphant


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sidney Poitier

    Sidney Poitier

    Alan Newell

  2. Anne Bancroft

    Anne Bancroft

    Inga Dyson

  3. Telly Savalas

    Telly Savalas

    Dr. Joe Coburn

  4. Steven Hill

    Steven Hill

    Mark Dyson

  5. Ed Asner

    Ed Asner

    Det. Judd Ridley

  6. Dabney Coleman

    Dabney Coleman


  7. H.M. Wynant

    H.M. Wynant

    Doctor Morris

  8. Charlotte Stewart

    Telephone Operator

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The Slender Thread

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Original Language English

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