The Slender Thread (1964)

Slender Thread
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 38mins.
Genres Drama, Adaptation
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  • The Road Review

    An adaptation of a beloved novel that’s emotionally affecting enough to please fans and the uninitiated alike, even if it falls short of its source material’s profound beauty.

Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Don Roberts Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Loyal Griggs Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Shana Alexander From Story ("Decision To Die") 120870 4000002
Stirling Silliphant Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Sydney Pollack Director n/a 2 2000001
Stephen Alexander Producer n/a 3 3000001
Thomas Stanford Editor n/a 172 7000001
Quincy Jones Music n/a 120781 8000001
Edith Head Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Wally Westmore Makeup Supervisor n/a 517 13000002
Jack Poplin Art Director art direction 183 9000004
Hal Pereira Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Robert R Benton Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
Joseph Kish Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
John Napier Actor Dr Alden Van 1 1000016
Janet Dudley Actor Edna 1 1000015
Indus Arthur Actor Marion 1 1000006
Dabney Coleman Actor Charlie 1 1000007
Ed Asner Actor Detective Judd Ridley 1 1000005
Steven Hill Actor Mark Dyson 1 1000004
Anne Bancroft Actor Inga Dyson 1 1000002
Telly Savalas Actor Doctor Coburn 1 1000003
H M Wynant Actor Doctor 1 1000008
Bobby Hoy Actor Patrolman Steve Peters 1 1000009
Thomas Hill Actor Liquor Salesman 1 1000013
Lane Bradford Actor Al McCurdle 1 1000014
Steven Marlo Actor Arthur Foss 1 1000012
Marjorie Nelson Actor Mrs Thomas 1 1000011
Greg Jarvis Actor Chris Dyson 1 1000010
Sidney Poitier Actor Alan Newell 1 1000001
As a volunteer at a suicide clinic keeps a desperate woman on the phone, the police try to trace her location in order to save her from taking her own life.