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316 Ratings

Sorry, Wrong Number

Directed by Anatole Litvak
United States, 1948
Crime, Drama, Film noir


Leona Stevenson is an alluring, wealthy, and irritating hypochondriac whose psychosomatic illness has her bedridden. Leona’s only lifeline is the telephone, which she uses to excess. One evening, Leona impatiently tries to locate her henpecked husband Henry who is late in coming home.

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Sorry, Wrong Number Directed by Anatole Litvak

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1949 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role

Writers Guild of America

1949 | Nominee: Best Written American Drama (Screen)

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

1949 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture

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