Sydney Pollack made his film directorial debut with this compelling drama. When a distraught woman (Anne Bancroft) calls a crisis center hotline after overdosing on pills, a volunteer worker (Sidney Poitier) must try to keep her on the phone while a race against the clock to locate her begins. With Telly Savalas, Steven Hill, Ed Asner. 98 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.