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A woman leaves her husband after the death of her child to teach deaf children how to speak. Her own child was deaf and although she has no formal training she successfully teaches one boy.

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Amy Medford
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Dr. Ben Corcoran
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Helen Gibbs
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Elliot Medford
Lou Fant ...
Lyle Ferguson
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Hazel Johnson
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Malvina
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Edgar Wambuck
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Rose Metcalf
Jonathan Daly ...
Clyde Pruett
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Virgil Goodloe
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Mervin Grimes
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Molly Tribble
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Caroline Chapman
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Mrs. Lindey
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Mrs. Grimes
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Mr. Grimes
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Edna Hancock
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Caruthers
Otto Rechenberg ...
Henry Watkins
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Just George
Cory 'Bumper' Yothers ...
Wesley Moody (as Bumper)
Alban Branton ...
Eugene
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Walter Ray
Michelle Downey ...
Essie
Carson Sipes ...
Dwayne
Diana Boyd ...
Loretta
Flavia Fleischer ...
Iris
David Jacob Weiss ...
Glenn
Oscar Arturo Aguilar ...
Chester
Kevin van Wieringen ...
Owen Corner
Seamon Glass ...
Mr. Watkins
Nancy Jeris ...
Mrs. Watkins
Randy Morton ...
Teenage Boy
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Referee
John Arndt ...
Mr. Pool
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rick Foster ...
Football Player (uncredited)
Elisha Rapson ...
Blind Girl (uncredited)

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Vincent McEveety ... (directed by)

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Noreen Stone ... (written by)

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Jerome Courtland ... producer (produced by)
William Robert Yates ... executive producer

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Robert F. Brunner ... (music composed by)

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Leonard J. South ... director of photography

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G. Gregg McLaughlin ... (as Gregg McLaughlin)

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John B. Mansbridge
Mark W. Mansbridge

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Roger M. Shook

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Christine Lee ... hair stylist
Melanie Levitt ... makeup artist
Robert J. Schiffer ... makeup supervisor

Production Management

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John D. Bloss ... production manager
Robert Webb ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Howard Grace ... assistant director
Lynda Karjola ... second assistant director
James Turley ... second assistant director

Sound Department

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Ben Hendricks ... sound editor
Bud Maffett ... sound mixer
Herb Taylor ... sound supervisor

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Danny Lee ... special effects
Ken Speed ... special effects

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Jeffrey J. Dashnaw ... stunts (as Jeffrey Dashnaw)
Stacy Elias ... stunts (as Stacie Elias)
Hugh Hooker ... stunts
Louie Nicholas ... stunts

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John A. Anderson ... costumer: men
Nedra Rosemond-Watt ... costumer: women
Jack Sandeen ... costume supervisor

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Jack Wadsworth ... music editor

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Todd Rutherford ... technical advisor

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Plot Summary

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. Written by Attmay

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Taglines She taught them to speak. They taught her to love. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Amy on the Lips
  • Amy - Die Stunde der Wahrheit (West Germany)
  • Amy - Uma Vida Pelas Crianças (Brazil)
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  • 100 min
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Trivia The film was originally made-for-TV, produced for the Disney anthology series; it was released to theaters instead. See more »
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