|Murder by Phone|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Michael Anderson|
|Starring||Richard Chamberlain |
|Music by||John Barry|
|Distributed by||New World Pictures|
|Country||United States |
Murder by Phone is (also known as Bells and The Calling) is a 1982 American-Canadian science fiction slasher film directed by Michael Anderson. Its plot follows a series of murders committed by a disgruntled phone company employee who designs a device that kills victims when they answer their telephones.
The score by John Barry is electronic, played entirely with synthesisers. This was a rarity for Barry. Whilst he composed and conducted the score, it was performed by Jonathan Elias and John Petersen. Elias later went on to work with Barry on the scores for Jagged Edge and A View to a Kill.
Murder by Phone was released in the United States on October 8, 1982.[a]
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