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The Miracle Worker 

The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

Director:

Arthur Penn

Writer:

William Gibson
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Richard Joy Richard Joy ... Himself - Announcer (as Dick Joy)
Teresa Wright ... Annie Sullivan
Burl Ives ... Captain Keller
John Drew Barrymore ... James Keller (as John Barrymore Jr.)
Akim Tamiroff ... Mr. Anagnos
Katharine Bard Katharine Bard ... Kate Keller
Patty McCormack ... Helen Keller (as Patricia McCormack)
Carroll McComas ... Aunt Ev
Paulene Myers ... Viney (as Pauline Meyers)
Jason Johnson ... Doctor
Cheryl Weinberg Cheryl Weinberg ... Martha
Miles Clark Miles Clark ... Percy (as Milas G. Clark Jr.)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mickey Rooney ... Himself - Announcing Next Week's Show
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The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 1957 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

His teleplay was adapted for a Broadway production of "The Miracle Worker" by William Gibson and opened at the Playhouse Theater on October 19, 1959, ran for 719 performances and won the 1960 Tony Award for the 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 version. See more »

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Version of Anna dei miracoli (1968) See more »

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