Sally also suffers in ways we can compare to Leona. It is her these men are plotting to kill. Husband Henry will be coming home late in from work and her caretakers are finished for the day, taking care of Stevenson. Lord turns out to be her old friend Sally. Stevenson attempts to alert someone to the gravity of the situation. The victim is a woman, home alone, who lives near a bridge. One night, whilst waiting for her husband to return home, she picks up the phone and accidentally overhears a conversation between two men planning a murder.
Sally tells Leona 20 Dunstan was burnt down, three men were arrested, Waldo Evans escaped, and both Evans and Henry are being investigated. Sally explains in a low voice that her husband works for the District Attorney and that Henry is in trouble. The Tales from the Darkside episode originally aired in 1987, and starred and Arthur Taxier as Katie and Bill Weiderman, with Rhonda Dotson as Katie's sister Dawn and Katherine Britton, Brandon Stewart and Nicole Huntington as the Weiderman children. Evans says that he can be reached at a phone number soon, one that Henry may already be at. Following protocol, the operators and police alike, listen to her without attempts to investigate her claims. Leona frequently uses her phone to call family or friends to pass the time by but one phone call will be one that she will never forget. They cannot hear her but she hears them plotting a murder.
Cotterell has put the word out not to hire him. Morano traces them there and is waiting in the house when Mr. Sadly, due to technical difficulties, we were unable to screen the advertised film, Uncle Silas. With the police and operator not buying her story, Stevenson becomes full in doubt in whether or not to take any action in the men conversation and go about her daily life. They are discussing the specifics of a pending murder of a woman at 11:15 p. She has written extensively for both screen and television, and is the author of several successful mystery novels, including Blindfold,.
The main character is Mrs. Evans obviously intends to commit suicide rather than be arrested. Leona's father, drugstore chain owner J. Cotterell blames Henry for this latest episode. In a flashback, Sally recounts how she tailed Fred, Joe and another man named to a run-down house at 20 Dunstan Terrace where they met another man,. The calm Waldo Evans politely and slowly reveals the situation to Leona.
It was later produced as a short film in 2005, directed and adapted by Brian Berkowitz. This story by Lucille Fletcher went on to be considered one of the greatest radio drama episodes. Evans in on a deal. Fred's wife turns out to be an old friend from college, Sally. Both women are also disabled in their passivity — being female appears to be another disability. Waldo Evans calls her with a message for Henry. Leona is furnished with information about a woman who has visited her husband at his office.
Someone breaks into the house and Leona hears him. But it only takes a moment for Mrs. Leona's father, drugstore chain owner , disapproved because Henry was a poor high-school dropout, but one of Leona's mysterious illness attacks changed his mind. Evans purchased the deserted house on Staten Island. Much like the original radio drama, this production of Sorry, Wrong Number is primarily a one-woman show with Mrs. Leona is always exquisitely dressed but the second Mrs de Winter and Sally are less expensively attired.
After trying to call her husband on the phone, she is accidentally connected to a conversation in which she overhears two men plotting a murder. Evans is horrified and refuses, but greed overtakes him and eventually he agrees. Only the center section has lights. The title is a on the title of the radio play and film. Henry assures him that it is routine, as he would have been arrested if they were found out. She is startled when the phone is answered by herself ten years previously.
She telephones the woman and demands to know what is going on with her and Henry. . Stevenson talking with various people on her bedside phone. Stevenson, an invalid, who has been attempting to get in touch with her husband, who is working late. The doctor sent her a letter with this information but Leona never got it.