A Cry for Help

A Cry for Help is a 1975 American made-for-television drama film directed by Daryl Duke and written by Peter S. Fischer. The film starred Robert Culp as an abusive radio talk-show host and premiered as the ABC Movie of the Week on February 12, 1975.


Harry Freeman is a radio talk-show host who abuses those who call in, but changes his behavior when he receives a call from a suicidal teenage girl. He asks his listeners for help in finding her by soliciting information about her description and possible location.