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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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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LIFTS THE HEART MOVIE
27 November 1999 | by (woodbridge, VA) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent old movie that our family enjoyed many times. All I can say is too bad it is not showing today. My son and I watched this movie every time it came on. He was about 7 or 8 yrs old at the time. The movie is the story of a little boy who talks in the form of jibberish. Thought to be retarded, a teacher takes an interest in him & the results are amazing. Can't tell more, would give away the story. See it if possible.


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