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The Slender Thread (1965) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Sydney Pollack and produced by Stephen Alexander.

Academy Awards 1965 --- Ceremony Number 38 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Jack Poplin; Set Decoration: Robert Benton, Joseph KishNominated
Best Costume DesignEdith HeadNominated
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The Slender Thread (1965)

By Beatrice on Nov 26, 2018 From Flickers in Time

The Slender Thread Directed by Sidney Pollock Written by Stirling Silliphant from an article by Shana Alexander 1965/USA Stephen Alexander Productions First viewing/YouTube Could have been better but enjoyable for the performances. Alan Newell (Sidney Poitier) is a college student who volunteers a... Read full article


90 YEARS OF SIDNEY POITIER BLOGATHON: The Slender Thread (1965)

on Feb 18, 2017 From Caftan Woman

Virginie at The Wonderful World of Cinema is hosting this blogathon in celebration of the 90th birthday of Sidney Poitier. The blogathon runs from February 18 - 20. Click HERE to join the party. The Slender Thread was written by Stirling Silliphant (In the Heat of the Night, TVs Route 66, Naked ... Read full article


90 YEARS OF SIDNEY POITIER BLOGATHON: The Slender Thread (1965)

By Caftan Woman on Feb 18, 2017 From Caftan Woman

Virginie at The Wonderful World of Cinema is hosting this blogathon in celebration of the 90th birthday of Sidney Poitier. The blogathon runs from February 18 - 20. Click HERE to join the party. The Slender Thread was written by Stirling Silliphant (In the Heat of the Night, TVs Route 66, Naked ... Read full article


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Sydney Pollack's directorial debut.
During the opening sequence of the film, there's a view of a man piloting a boat, and the boat's name is "Silliphant," which is a reference to the writer of the film, Stirling Silliphant.
Originally titled "Cross My Heart And Hope To Die" and slated to star Elizabeth Ashley (who was forced to drop out over contract dispute)
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