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Phone Call from a Stranger (1952)

105 min | Drama, Film-Noir

While waiting on a delayed flight, David Trask, who has left his unfaithful wife, meets three of his fellow passengers. When the aircraft crashes, he is one of few survivors, and sets out to resolve their unfinished business.
Writers
Nunnally Johnson (screenplay) | I.A.R. Wylie (story)
Cinematographer
Milton R. Krasner (as Milton Krasner)
Editor
Hugh S. Fowler (as Hugh Fowler)
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Updated Jan 17, 1952

Release date
Feb 15, 1952 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Shelley Winters
Binky Gay aka Mrs. Michael Carr Binky Gay aka Mrs. Michael Carr   See fewer
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Gary Merrill
David L. Trask David L. Trask   See fewer
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Michael Rennie
Dr. Robert Fortness Dr. Robert Fortness   See fewer
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Keenan Wynn
Eddie Hoke Eddie Hoke   See fewer
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Evelyn Varden
Sally Carr Sally Carr   See fewer
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Warren Stevens
Marty Nelson Marty Nelson   See fewer
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Beatrice Straight
Claire Fortness Claire Fortness   See fewer
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Ted Donaldson
Jerry Fortness Jerry Fortness   See fewer
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Craig Stevens
Mike Carr Mike Carr   See fewer
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Helen Westcott
Jane Trask Jane Trask   See fewer
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Bette Davis
Marie Hoke Marie Hoke   See fewer
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Hugh Beaumont
Dr. Tim Brooks (uncredited) Dr. Tim Brooks (uncredited)   See fewer
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Genevieve Bell
Mrs. Fletcher (uncredited) Mrs. Fletcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ralph Brooks
Airplane Passenger (uncredited) Airplane Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Perdita Chandler
Mrs. Brooks (uncredited) Mrs. Brooks (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cheshire
Dr. Luther Fletcher (uncredited) Dr. Luther Fletcher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ken Christy
Pier Watchman (uncredited) Pier Watchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Watchman (uncredited) Watchman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Daley
Hotel Doorman (uncredited) Hotel Doorman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Doucette
Arthur (uncredited) Arthur (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Eldredge
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
Man at Airport (uncredited) Man at Airport (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elizabeth Flournoy
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Bess Flowers
Airport Cafeteria Customer (uncredited) Airport Cafeteria Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Francine
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Lillian Hamilton
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Hedloe
Ticket Agent (uncredited) Ticket Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Keith Hetherington
Travel Agent (uncredited) Travel Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Hickman
Club Patron (uncredited) Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Howard
Hat Check Girl (uncredited) Hat Check Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Thomas E. Jackson
Mr. Sawyer (uncredited) Mr. Sawyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Freeman Lusk
Assistant District Attorney Thompson (uncredited) Assistant District Attorney Thompson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill McLean
Bellhop (uncredited) Bellhop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
Plane Passenger (uncredited) Plane Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Nightclub Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Nader
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Narz
Flight Announcer (voice) (uncredited) Flight Announcer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Neff
Co-Pilot (uncredited) Co-Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nestor Paiva
Carl - Headwaiter (uncredited) Carl - Headwaiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Pendleton
Airport Official (uncredited) Airport Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sydney Perkins
Stewardess (uncredited) Stewardess (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Powers
Dr. Fernwood (uncredited) Dr. Fernwood (uncredited)   See fewer
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Davis Roberts
Henry (uncredited) Henry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ruth Robinson
Home Nurse (uncredited) Home Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Sherlock
Airline Passenger (uncredited) Airline Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Tannen
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Robert B. Williams
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7.2 / 10 | 1,935 votes