In the early 20th century, a woman named Amy Medford runs away from her unsatisfying marriage to a rich man and the memories of their dead son to work as a speech teacher at a rural school for deaf and blind children. While the school's Matron, Malvina Dodd, questions her approach, eventually Amy breaks through to several of the children, especially Henry Watkins, a deaf boy who . Meanwhile, as her husband Elliot looks for her, another man, Dr. Ben Cochran, bonds with the children and seeks Amy's affections.
She taught them to speak. They taught her to love.
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The film was originally made-for-TV, produced for the Disney anthology series; it was released to theaters instead. See more
Edited into Amy-on-the-Lips
So Many Ways
Music by Robert F. Brunner
Lyrics by Bruce Belland
Performed by Julie Budd See more