Phone Call From A Stranger (1952)


Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB

USA, 1952.  Twentieth Century Fox.  Screenplay by , based on the story by .  Cinematography by .  Produced by .  Music by .  Production Design by , .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

After a plane crash takes the lives of several people, survivor  takes it upon himself to meet with all the victims’ families and tell them of his last moments with their loved ones. An excellent ensemble cast, including Shelley Winters and a small role by Bette Davis (Merrill’s wife at the time), is the highlight, while the story is a bit too much of a soap opera to be really memorable.

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