A teacher at a school for emotionally disturbed children takes an interest in one particular child who doesn't talk but emits a stream of gibberish.

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Helga
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Dan Franklin
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Doris Fleming
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Brian O'Connell
Christopher West ...
Janis
Niki Dantine ...
Betty
Frances Stevenson ...
Ellen
Peter Brandon ...
Larry MacCracken
Susan Pratt ...
Elizabeth
Laura Campbell ...
Mrs. Johnson
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Mrs. O'Connell
Ray Buktenica ...
Doctor Marino
Pearl Shear ...
Mrs. Grady
William Tregoe ...
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A teacher at a school for emotionally disturbed children takes an interest in one particular child who doesn't talk but emits a stream of gibberish.

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10 March 1977 (USA)  »

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Followed by Lovey: A Circle of Children, Part II (1978) See more »

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A Circle of Children
Music by Steve Hines
Lyrics by Steve Gethers (as Steven Gethers)
Sung by Carmen McRae
Original Music Copyright 1976 by Twentieth Century Music Corp. and Fox Fanfare Music, Inc.
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You might want to grab some tissues
14 October 2001 | by (British Columbia, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is by far one of the best t.v. movies I have ever seen. I saw A Circle of Children for the first time when I was about 7 years old. It proves that special needs children can do anything they choose to if people would just take time and have patience with them while they learn. I highly recommend seeing this movie if you ever get the chance. I would love to see it again.


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