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http://www.criminallyunknown.comCRIMINALLY UNKNOWN presented The Telephone Book's triumphant return to Los Angeles after 40 years, at the American Cinematheque November 5th 2009. "The Telephone Book a once forgotten, 1971, x-rated, sex comedy about a girl who falls in love with the worlds greatest obscene phone caller has been re-discovered by a new generation of young moviegoers and has become a DVD cult-film sensation throughout Europe. It was screened at the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, on November 5th. The screening was followed by a Q&A moderated by F.X. Feeney, with the film's producer, Merv Bloch, writer/director Nelson Lyon and animator Len Glasser.Written and directed by Nelson Lyon,The Telephone Book stars Sarah Kennedy (a distant relative of the Kennedy family) and features Jill Clayburgh in one of her early screen roles, Barry Morse (Inspector Gerard in the TV series The Fugitive), William Hickey (Academy Award nominee for Prizzis Honor), Roger C. Carmel (Harry Mudd in the original Star Trek TV series) and Norman Rose, a veteran actor best known for his voice over work in radio and television commercials. Andy Warhol film regulars Ultra Violet, Geri Miller and Ondine are also in the cast. Andy Warhol actually appeared in the film but his scene was later cut and lost. A substantial reward is being offered for any information leading to the recovery of this lost Warhol footage. It has long been rumored that Bernardo Bertolucci was influenced by The Telephone Book when he made Last Tango in Paris.Following that Q&A Merv Bloch presented a special highlight reel featuring many of his iconic movie trailers and TV spots.From 1970 to the early 1990s, Bloch was one of the leading independent creative forces in movie advertising and his company, Rosebud Studio, designed and produced some of the most distinguished and successful advertising campaigns, film posters and trailers of that period, including, Saturday Night Fever, Star Trek, Heaven Can Wait, Marathon Man, Julia, Cabaret, Flashdance, Hannah And Her Sisters, Radio Days, Crimes And Misdemeanors, Bullets Over Broadway, An Unmarried Woman, Paper Moon, The Conversation, Raging Bull, and Chinatown.A special edition DVD box-set is available atThe Telephone Book website-http://www.hello-film.com