Sunday Cinematheque at the Chazen: Reinventing Hollywood
Sorry, Wrong Number | USA | 1948 | 35mm | 89 min. Director: Anatole Litvak
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Burt Lancaster, Wendell Corey Isolated and bedridden with a number of psychosomatic ailments, Leona (Stanwyck) is increasingly driven to hysteria after she hears the plans for her impending murder over the phone. This memorable adaptation of Lucille Fletcher’s oft-produced radio play imaginatively creates complex backstories for both Leona and her ambitious, duplicitous husband Henry (Lancaster).