Sorry, Wrong Number - Act 1, Part 5 Summary & Analysis

Lucille Fletcher
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Mrs. Stevenson explains to the operator that Henchley Hospital is a very exclusive private hospital where she had her appendix out two years before. Information gives her the number for Henchley, which is Butterfield 7-0105. When Mrs. Stevenson calls, a hospital receptionist answers. Mrs. Stevenson explains she wants to hire a nurse for the night. She explains her nerves have her on edge, but the receptionist explains they are under orders not to send out nurses except in situations where they are absolutely needed.

Mrs. Stevenson explains, hysterically, her entire evening to the receptionist. Mrs. Stevenson realizes that her clock has stopped. She asks the receptionist for the time. It is 11:14 p.m. As the receptionist explains this, a click on the line can be heard. Mrs. Stevenson believes someone has lifted the receiver off the extension downstairs. Mrs. Stevenson is now terrified...

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