The Telephone Book

Overview

In this film that seeks to make a comedy about obscene telephone callers, several callers and their victims are shown. Most of the film is about one of the callers who is so beguiling that before long, many of his victims are hoping that he will call them back. Indeed, one of his victims is so entranced that she exerts considerable effort trying to find him, not for prosecution, but to see how his real-life virility compares with his virtuoso telephoning. One interesting sidelight is that the film contains three ...
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Overview

In this film that seeks to make a comedy about obscene telephone callers, several callers and their victims are shown. Most of the film is about one of the callers who is so beguiling that before long, many of his victims are hoping that he will call them back. Indeed, one of his victims is so entranced that she exerts considerable effort trying to find him, not for prosecution, but to see how his real-life virility compares with his virtuoso telephoning. One interesting sidelight is that the film contains three members of Andy Warhol's art-gang including Ultra Violet.
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Special Features

Audio commentary (with Producer Merv Bloch); Theatrical trailers; Still gallery; Radio spots
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/7/2013
  • UPC: 855011004062
  • Original Release: 1971
  • Rating:

  • Source: Vinegar Syndrome
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Bonus DVD / B&W
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:27:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 16,101

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ultra Violet Whip Woman
Margaret Brewster Old Lady
Roger C. Carmel Analyst
Jill Clayburgh Eyemask
Dolph Sweet Obscene Phone Caller Four
Lucy Lee Flippin Obscene Phone Caller Three
William Hickey Man In Bed
Sarah Kennedy Alice
Geri Miller Dancer
Barry Morse Har Poon
Ondine Voice Only
Norman Rose Mr. Smith
Matthew Tobin Mugger
Nate Sassover Conductor
Technical Credits
Nelson Lyon Director, Screenwriter
Merv Bloch Producer
Howard Dietz Songwriter
Leonard Glasser Animator
Fred Kamiel Sound/Sound Designer
Leon Perera Cinematographer
Len Saltzberg Editor
Nate Sassover Score Composer
Arthur Schwartz Songwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Telephone Book
1. Reel 1
2. Reel 2
3. Reel 3
4. Reel 4
5. Reel 5
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Telephone Book
   Play Movie
   Reels
   Extra Features
      Audio Commentery: With Producer Merv Bloch
         Audio Commentery: On
         Audio Commentery: Off
      Reissue Trailer
      Original Trailer
      Still Gallery
      Radio Spots
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