Sidney Poitier mans the suicide hotline in Sydney Pollack's first movie The Slender Thread (1965).
A suave Mexican cattleman (William Holden) inadvertently gets involved in the Civil War in Alvarez Kelly (1966) co-starring Richard Widmark.
Crisis center volunteer Alan Newell (Sidney Poitier) takes a call from the unseen Mrs. Dyson (Anne Bancroft) in this early scene from The Slender Thread, 1965.
In flashback, Mrs. Inga Dyson (Anne Bancroft) recalls one of the incidents leading up to her suicide attempt in The Slender Thread, 1965.
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This classic American war comedy spawned one of the most popular shows ever to run on television. It focuses on three army surgeons (Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould and Tom Skerritt) who develop a lunatic lifestyle in order to handle the everyday horrors they encounter in the Korean War.
This is the story of a renegade adventurer, Alvarez Kelly (William Holden), who gets caught in the middle of the Civil War. With no loyalties to either North or South, Kelly is hired to drive a herd of cattle from Mexico to the Union Army in Virginia. However, along the way he is captured by Confederate Colonel Tom Rossiter (Richard Widmark) who persuades him...by shooting off a finger to deliver the cattle to starving Confederates in Richmond. At a bridge leading to Richmond, the Union Army attacks and a bloody battle ensues in which Kelly risks his own life to save a Confederate officer. In the end, Kelly's fate once again lies in the hands of Colonel Rossiter.
A renegade adventurer herding his cattle gets caught in the middle of the Civil War. William Holdenand Richard Widmark co-star.
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