Don't Answer the Phone! w/SLIP

Type: New Blu-Ray

This special limited edition embossed slipcover (designed by Derek Gabryszak) is limited to 3,000 units and is only available here at! 

Vietnam vet Kirk Smith (Nicholas Worth) spends his days photographing pretty girls. He spends his nights strangling them. With the LAPD baffled by what seems to be a series of random killings, radio psychiatrist Lindsay Gale begins receiving menacing calls from Smith, who then sets his murderous sights on her patients, and soon Gale herself...

One time director Robert Hammer's gripping and suspenseful early slasher, DON'T ANSWER THE PHONE!, blends unnerving psychological drama with brutal violence, complimented by a career performance from Nicholas Worth and atmospheric cinematography by James L. Carter (TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE 3).

Vinegar Syndrome presents this genre film masterpiece freshly restored in 4k from its recently discovered 35mm original camera negative, and looking better than it ever has on home video.

Directed by: Robert Hammer

Actors: Nicholas Worth, James Westmoreland, Flo Lawrence, Ben Frank, Denise Galik

1979 / 95 minutes / Color / 1.85:1


Scanned and restored in 4k from recently discovered 35mm original negative

All extras included on both Blu-ray and DVD

Commentary track with writer / producer / director Robert Hammer

Director introduction

"Answering the Phone" video interview with star Nicholas Worth

"For What It's Worth" career retrospective with Nicholas Worth

Isolated soundtrack by composer Byron Allred

Original theatrical trailer

Multiple TV spots

Promotional still gallery

16 page booklet with essay by Michael Gingold

Reversible cover artwork

English SDH Subtitles