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Hanging by a Thread is a 1979 television disaster movie starring Sam Groom about friends stranded in a disabled cable-car above a ravine. The occupants of the cable car reflect on the past as the film flashes back and forth to show each of the character's lives. It was written by Adrian Spies, directed by Georg Fenady and produced by Irwin Allen. The film co-starred Patty Duke, Donna Mills, Oliver Clark and Cameron Mitchell.

Hanging by a Thread
GenreTelevision movie
Written byAdrian Spies
Directed byGeorg Fenady
StarringSam Groom, Patty Duke, Donna Mills, Oliver Clark, Cameron Mitchell
Composer(s)Richard LaSalle
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Irwin Allen
Running time196 minutes


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