The Miracle Worker1962

Stars: Anne Bancroft, Victor Jory, Inga Swenson, Andrew Prine
Genre: Biography, Drama
Runtime: 106 minutes

The Miracle Worker is a cycle of 20th-century dramatic works derived from Helen Keller's autobiography The Story of My Life. Each of the various dramas describes the relationship between Helen, a deafblind and initially almost feral child, and Anne … more »

James Keller:
Finding out if she's ticklish? She is. What is it, a game?

Annie Sullivan:
An alphabet.

James Keller:

Annie Sullivan:
[finger-spelling to Helen] For the deaf.

Annie Sullivan:
[after Helen finger-spells back to her] Oh, how bright she is!

James Keller:
You think she knows what she's doing? She's a monkey. She imitates everything.

Annie Sullivan:
Yes, she's a bright little monkey, all right!

James Keller:
She wants her doll back.

Annie Sullivan:
After she spells it.

James Keller:
Spells? She doesn't know the thing has a name, even.

Annie Sullivan:
Of course not. Who expects her to now? I just want her fingers to learn the letters.

James Keller:
She doesn't seem to like that alphabet very much, Miss Sullivan. Did you invent it yourself?

Annie Sullivan:
Spanish monks under a vow of silence, which I wish you'd take!

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