The Slender Thread

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As a volunteer at a crisis center, Alan Newell (Sidney Poitier) is working the late shift when he hears from a desperate woman named Inga Dyson (Anne Bancroft) who has attempted to overdose on sleeping pills. As Alan tries to keep Inga on the line, Detective Judd Ridley (Edward Asner) and Dr. Joe Coburn (Telly Savalas), a psychiatrist, both become involved in the increasingly tense situation. While they try to determine Inge's location in order to save her, time is quickly running out.

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Telly Savalas
Dr. Joe Coburn
Steven Hill
Mark Dyson
Greg Jarvis
Chris Dyson
Robert Hoy
Patrolman Steve Peters
John Benson
Patrolman Bert Enyard (uncredited)
Paul Newlan
Sgt. Harry Ward
Ed Asner
Det. Judd Ridley
Stephen Alexander
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