A television remake of William Gibson's classic play about Annie Sullivan's efforts to draw Helen Keller from her world of darkness, blindness, deafness and silence.
Behind her eyes is the power to change the world.
Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "The Miracle Worker" opened at the Playhouse Theater on October 19, 1959, ran for 719 performances, and won the 1960 Tony Award for Best Play. Anne Bancroft
(winner of the 1960 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play) and Patty Duke
recreated their stage roles in the movie. William Gibson
wrote the teleplay, the stage play and the screenplay. See more
In the "Morning Tantrum" breakfast scene, Helen's plate of scrambled eggs somehow refills itself from shot to shot. See more
[At Helen's 'Welcome Home' dinner, Helen throws her napkin on the floor. Annie replaces it
Pickles, Aunt Ev?
I should say so. You know my opinion of your pickles.
Well, this is the last of them, I'm afraid. I didn't put up nearly enough last summer, but this year I intend to.
[Kate doles some food out onto Helen's plate; Helen drops her napkin again. While the others talk, Helen repeatedly drops and Annie repeatedly replaces Helen's napkin. Annie takes Helen's plate away