Cinema: Wrong Number

TELEFON

Directed by Don Siegel

Screenplay by Peter Hyams and

Stirling Silliphant

Out there in the gray, real world, the spies are doubtless still spying on one another, the professional assassins bumping each other off with depressing regularity. A little matter like d├ętente is no reason for the espionage establishments of the world to change business habits that antedate the recent unpleasantness between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. What has dropped off since the cold war cooled down is public interest in these matters. To be sure, James Bond continues to prosper on the...

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