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The Miracle Worker (1962)

The Miracle Worker
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Anne Bancroft Anne Bancroft
Annie Sullivan
Victor Jory Victor Jory
Captain Arthur Keller
Inga Swenson Inga Swenson
Kate Keller
Andrew Prine Andrew Prine
James Keller
Patty Duke Patty Duke
Helen Keller
Maribel Ayuso Maribel Ayuso
Undetermined Role
Dale Ellen Bethea Dale Ellen Bethea
Martha at Age 10


Written by
William Gibson William Gibson
(screenplay)
Helen Keller Helen Keller
book The Story of My Life


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Touching True Story

4 years, 1 month ago at Nov 12 3:38
Blind, deaf, and mute, wild child Helen Keller was shut out from communication and terrorized her affluent Southern family, until willful teacher Annie Sullivan brought structure and discipline to Helen's life and through teaching communication offered Helen something entirely new- a way to speak, and a voice of her own. "The Miracle Worker" tells the true story of Keller's childhood, with a speci... read more
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Description: Helen Keller is isolated from the world. Struck down at a young age by scarlet fever, Helen cannot see, she cannot speak, she cannot hear. Her total inability to communicate sends her into wild, uncontrolled tantrums. Some people claim she is mentally ill and cannot be helped. Her own family doesn't know what to do to help their little girl. They suffer over Helen's unimaginable condition, but are slowly accepting it as permanent. But one day gifted teacher Annie Sullivan arrives to help Helen escape her prison. The true story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, THE MIRACLE WORKER is a gripping and inspiring story of the batt ... (more)
Release date: 28 July 1962
UPC: 027616858986
Tags: Drama (11), Biography (11), Based On Play (6), 1960s (5), 1962 (5), Teacher (5), Deafness (5), Blindness (4), Deaf (4), Blind (4), Helen Keller (4), Usa (3), Sunglasses (3), Disabilities (3), Handicapped (2), Face Slap (2), Doll (2), (2), Mute (2), Water Pump (2)
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"Patty Duke and Anne Bancroft Anne Bancroft as Anne Sullivan"


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"Patty Duke, Andrew Prine and Anne Bancroft Anne Bancroft as Annie Sullivan"


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"Patty Duke and Anne Bancroft Patty Duke "The Miracle Worker is a 1962 American biographical film directed by Arthur Penn. The screenplay by William Gibson is based on his 1959 play of the same title, which originated as a 1957 broadcast of the television anthology series Playhouse 90. Gibson's original source material was The Story of My Life, the 1902 autobiography of Helen Keller." (Wikipédia "


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Academy Awards Best Supporting Actress Deservers (83 movies items)

"1962! Winner: Patty Duke! Nominees: Mary Badham - To Kill a Mockingbird as Jean Louise "Scout" Finch Shirley Knight - Sweet Bird of Youth as Heavenly Finley Angela Lansbury - The Manchurian Candidate as Eleanor Iselin Thelma Ritter - Birdman of Alcatraz as Elizabeth Stroud"


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"1962! Winner: Anne Bancroft! Nominees: Joan Crawford - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? as Blanche Hudson Bette Davis - What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? as Baby Jane Hudson Katharine Hepburn - Long Day's Journey Into Night as Mary Cavan Tyrone Lee Remick - Days of Wine and Roses as Kirsten Arnesen Clay"


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