Phone Call From a Stranger (1952)
Directed by Jean Negulesco.
|A plane crash leads one grateful survivor to reclaim his lost love.|
Shelley Winters and Bette Davis star.
Editor's NoteA recently separated man becomes confidant to a number of passengers flying to Los Angeles. When the plane crashes leaving him the lone survivor, he makes it his mission to visit the families of those whose lives he touched en route.
Cast & Crew
|Franz Waxman - Original Music By|
|Hugh S. Fowler - Editor|
|I.A.R. Wylie - Writer|
|J. Russell Spencer - Art Director|
|Jean Negulesco - Director|
|Lyle R. Wheeler - Art Director|
|Milton R. Krasner - Cinematographer|
|Nunnally Johnson - Producer|
|Nunnally Johnson - Writer|
Plot SummaryOn an airplane, David Trask becomes friends with three fellow travellers: a stripper, a mentally unstable doctor, and a boorish salesman. But when the plane crashes, David is the only one of the four to survive. He decides to call and visit the immediate families of each of the deceased, and impart to them information of the loved one they've lost. In the process, David changes their lives -- and his own -- forever.
|Venice Film Festival, Jean Negulesco, Golden Lion Award|