The Telephone

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The Telephone WOOf! 1987 (R)

A neurotic out-of-work actress begins a comedic chain of events via a few prank phone calls. Goldberg has managed to salvage some bad material with the strength of her comedic performances, but not so here. In fact, she sued to prevent this version from ever seeing the light of day. Too bad she didn't have a better lawyer. Torn's directorial debut. 96m/C VHS . Whoopi Goldberg, Elliott Gould, John Heard, Amy Wright; D: Rip Torn; W: Terry Southern.