The Miracle Worker

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Overview

In a casting twist, this remake of Arthur Penn's The Miracle Worker casts Patty Duke, who won an Oscar for her work as Helen Keller in the original, as Annie Sullivan, the woman who taught the deaf and blind Keller sign language. In Penn's original, Sullivan was portrayed by Anne Bancroft. The story, however remains the same; through perseverance and a bit of luck, Sullivan teaches Keller first to dress herself, then the sign-language alphabet, then finally the means of ...
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Overview

In a casting twist, this remake of Arthur Penn's The Miracle Worker casts Patty Duke, who won an Oscar for her work as Helen Keller in the original, as Annie Sullivan, the woman who taught the deaf and blind Keller sign language. In Penn's original, Sullivan was portrayed by Anne Bancroft. The story, however remains the same; through perseverance and a bit of luck, Sullivan teaches Keller first to dress herself, then the sign-language alphabet, then finally the means of communication.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Photo gallery; Audio descriptions for the blind
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/10/2009
  • UPC: 826663111774
  • Original Release: 1979
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  • Source: Shout Factory
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Anniversary Edition / Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:38:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 9,697

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Melissa Gilbert Helen Keller
Patty Duke Annie Sullivan
Diana Muldaur Kate Keller
Charles Siebert Captain Keller
Anne Seymour Aunt Ev
Stanley Wells James Keller
Hilda Haynes Viney
Titos Vandis Anagnos
Technical Credits
Paul Aaron Director
Fred Coe Producer
Sandy Gallin Executive Producer, Producer
William Gibson Screenwriter
Barry Goldberg Score Composer
Billy Goldenberg Score Composer
Raymond Katz Executive Producer, Producer
Ruth Morley Costumes/Costume Designer
Kim Edgar Swados Art Director
Jerry Taylor Editor
Ted Voigtlander Cinematographer
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