Friday, May 9, 7:30pm
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948) Paramount, 89 minutes.
Barbara Stanwyck is unforgettable as an emotionally damaged, bedridden heiress who overhears a murder plot on a crossed telephone line. Stanwyck begins to fear that someone is plotting against her and is unable to contact her husband (Burt Lancaster) or convince anybody to believe her. Writer Lucille Fletcher adapted her hit radio play to the screen with expert direction by Anatole Litvak. Co-starring Wendell Corey, Ann Richards, Leif Erickson, Ed Begley and William Conrad.
Author Victoria Wilson, A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel True 1907-1940 is the scheduled guest for Sorry, Wrong Number
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