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"The Miracle Worker" - TV movie summary.


1979.

Directed by Paul Aaron.

CAST:

Patty Duke .... Anne Sullivan.
Melissa Gilbert .... Helen Keller.
Diana Muldaur .... Kate Keller.
Charles Siebert .... Captain Keller.
Anne Seymour .... Aunt Ev.
Stanley Wells .... James Keller.

Young Helen Keller, blind, deaf, and mute since infancy, is in danger of being sent to an institution. Her inability to communicate has left her frustrated and violent. In desperation, her parents seek help from the Perkins Institute, which sends them a "half-blind Yankee schoolgirl" named Annie Sullivan to tutor their daughter. Through persistence and love, and sheer stubbornness, Annie breaks through Helen's walls of silence and darkness and teaches her to communicate.


OTHER TV SERIES:
LONGSTREET
LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE.
SABLE
EARLY EDITION
SECOND SIGHT
OTHER MOVIES:
THE MIRACLE WORKER (1962)
WAIT UNTIL DARK (1967)
BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE (1972)
ICE CASTLES (1978)
THE MIRACLE WORKER (1979 TV Movie)
IF YOU COULD SEE WHAT I HEAR (1982)
HELEN KELLER: THE MIRACLE CONTINUES (1984 TV Movie)
BLIND DATE (1985)
SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL (1989)
JENNIFER 8 (1992)
(Stephen King's) THE LANGOLIERS (1995)
MONDAY AFTER THE MIRACLE (1998 TV Movie)
AT FIRST SIGHT (1999)

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