The Slender Thread
The Slender Thread (1965)

When a woman who has taken an overdose of sleeping pills calls a crisis help-line, an inexperienced student volunteer attempts to keep her talking whilst police try to trace her whereabouts. This drama was suggested by an article that… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 24, 1992
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Variety Staff

Supercharged with emotion and dramatic overtones.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Poitier and Bancroft contribute to the suspense through their poignant performances.

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A.H. Weiler
New York Times

The performances of the principals and the film's naturalistic dialogue are more memorable than the story itself.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Suffers from a slight soap opera story that fails to hold together for 98 minutes.

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