The Miracle Worker. Drama. Written by William Gibson
. Directed by Arthur Penn
. Playhouse Theatre: 19 Oct 1959- 1 Jul 1961 (719 performances). Cast: Anne Bancroft
(as "Annie Sullivan"), Patty Duke
(as "Helen Keller") [Broadway debut], Dale Ellen Bethea (as "Child"), Juanita Bethea
(as "Mary"), Miriam Butler (as "Martha"),
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A society would be wise to pay attention to the people who do not belong if it wants to find out ... where it's failing.
First worked in television studios as a floor manager. Began to write and direct plays for the theatre in 1953. Directed his first Broadway play in 1956 and his first motion picture in 1958. Made only ten films during the first 25 years of his career. His most productive period was 1965-70, when he averaged one movie per year.