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Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues (1984)

Set in 1898, Cambridge, Massachusetts, depicts Annie Sullivan Macy supporting her student Helen Keller at Radcliffe College.

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John Macy
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Professor Charles Copeland
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Mr. Gilman
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Helen Myers
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Herman Webber
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Lebaron Briggs
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Set in 1898, Cambridge, Massachusetts, depicts Annie Sullivan Macy supporting her student Helen Keller at Radcliffe College.

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23 April 1984 (USA)  »

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Helen Keller - O Milagre Continua  »

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The last US TV movie for Peter Cushing. See more »

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Immediately after the Radcliffe graduation ball, when Macy is playing chess with Helen, he stands up startled over an outburst from Annie and knocks most of the chess men over. There is then an edit to a different camera angle and for the rest of the scene the chess men are standing up. See more »

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Referenced in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Out of Mind, Out of Sight (1997) See more »

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Listen to the Mockingbird
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Music by Richard Milburn and lyrics by Septimus Winner
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Not so much a Miracle as a Sequel!
31 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I barely remember Blythe Danner playing the Annie Sullivan role. It's Mare Winningham's performance as the legendary blind-deaf Helen Keller that I remember most because of how she approached the role. Winningham's performance as Keller is unforgettable and only a slight indication of her talent as an actress. I'll never forget Helen typing away on a braille typewriter. After Keller discovers how to sign into the hands of her lifelong teacher, Annie Sullivan, she continues to write and communicate with the world through her writings. Keller is one of those legendary American figures that must be handled with care and Winningham approaches her with that gentle understanding.


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