Synopsis by Hal Erickson
So you really believe that Gary Collins has always been that apple-cheeked, twinkly-eyed host of Hour Magazine, eh? Wait till you see Collins in the British TV movie Dial a Deadly Number. Mr. Congeniality plays a sleazy unemployed actor who victimizes emotionally disturbed Gemma Jones. Convincing Gemma that he's a psychiatrist, Collins sets off a cataclysmic chain of events. Dial a Deadly Number was picked up for American consumption by ABC's Wide World Mystery anthology; the taped, 90-minute suspense drama made its US debut November 18, 1975.
danger, actor, con/scam, impersonation, loot, nightmare, psychiatry, torment, unemployment, woman