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Sidney Poitier mans the suicide hotline in Sydney Pollack's first movie 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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- Rating: NR
- Review: Based on an actual incident, this film has Poitier as a volunteer at a medical clinic who receives a call from distraught Bancroft, a married woman driven to take an overdose of sleeping pills. While Bancroft relates the events leading to her attempted sui… (more)