Coverart for item
The Resource The slender thread, a Paramount Picture ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Stephen Alexander ; directed by Sydney Pollack

The slender thread, a Paramount Picture ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Stephen Alexander ; directed by Sydney Pollack

Label
The slender thread
Title
The slender thread
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount Picture ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Stephen Alexander ; directed by Sydney Pollack
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A woman takes an overdose of prescription pills and calls a crisis clinic for help. A college volunteer 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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43.72
Language note
English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S54 2012
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier, Anne Bancroft, Telly Savalas, Steven Hill, Ed Asner, Indus Arthur, Paul Newlan, Dabney Coleman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-2008
  • 1931-2005
  • 1924-1994
  • 1922-2016
  • 1941-1984
  • 1932-
  • 1918-1996
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pollack, Sydney
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Bancroft, Anne
  • Savalas, Telly
  • Hill, Steven
  • Asner, Edward
  • Arthur, Indus
  • Newlan, Paul
  • Coleman, Dabney
  • Silliphant, Stirling
Runtime
98
Technique
live action
Label
The slender thread, a Paramount Picture ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Stephen Alexander ; directed by Sydney Pollack
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965
  • Suggested by a Life magazine article by Shana Alexander
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
OF427
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn809566192
  • (OCoLC)809566192
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen; monaural
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The slender thread, a Paramount Picture ; written by Stirling Silliphant ; produced by Stephen Alexander ; directed by Sydney Pollack
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1965
  • Suggested by a Life magazine article by Shana Alexander
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
OF427
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn809566192
  • (OCoLC)809566192
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen; monaural
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch Borrow it
      350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1, CA
      49.280188 -123.114755
    • Kerrisdale Branch Vancouver Public LibraryBorrow it
      2112 West 42nd Ave., Vancouver, BC, V6M 2B6, CA
      49.233452 -123.156214
Processing Feedback ...