The Resource The miracle worker, a Playfilms' production ; screenplay by William Gibson ; produced by Fred Coe ; directed by Arthur Penn

The miracle worker, a Playfilms' production ; screenplay by William Gibson ; produced by Fred Coe ; directed by Arthur Penn

Label
The miracle worker
Title
The miracle worker
Statement of responsibility
a Playfilms' production ; screenplay by William Gibson ; produced by Fred Coe ; directed by Arthur Penn
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The young Helen Keller, blind and deaf since infancy as a result of scarlet fever, becomes prone to violent outbursts that grow more frequent and intense, resulting in her parents, Captain Arthur Keller (Victor Jory) and Kate Keller (Inga Swenson), reaching out to a school for the blind for help. That help arrives in the form of Anne Sullivan (Anne Bancroft), a teacher whose personal struggles have provided her with the tools to assist Helen. And so begins a battle of wills between the obstinate Helen and the equally stubborn Anne (a breakfast scene between the two becomes a virtual wrestling match). Through sheer willpower and compassion, the walls separating Helen from the outside world begin to crumble, as student and teacher forge a connection
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest Caparros ; editor, Aram Avakian ; music, Laurence Rosenthal ; costume design, Ruth Morley
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue; optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M57 2017
PerformerNote
Patty Duke, Anne Bancroft, Victor Jory, Andrew Prine, Inga Swenson, Kathleen Comegys
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1922-2010
  • 1914-2008
  • 1914-1979
  • 1946-2016
  • 1931-2005
  • 1902-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Penn, Arthur
  • Gibson, William
  • Coe, Fred
  • Duke, Patty
  • Bancroft, Anne
  • Jory, Victor
  • Prine, Andrew
  • Playfilm Productions, Inc
  • Olive Films
Runtime
106
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Keller, Helen
  • Sullivan, Annie
  • Deafblind people
  • Sign language
  • Teacher-student relationships
Technique
live action
Label
The miracle worker, a Playfilms' production ; screenplay by William Gibson ; produced by Fred Coe ; directed by Arthur Penn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962
  • Based on the stage play by William Gibson
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1011528046
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
887090138017
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
OF1380
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1011528046
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The miracle worker, a Playfilms' production ; screenplay by William Gibson ; produced by Fred Coe ; directed by Arthur Penn
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962
  • Based on the stage play by William Gibson
  • Wide screen (1.66:1)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1011528046
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
887090138017
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
OF1380
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1011528046
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 16:9 presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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