The Miracle Worker
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Duke writes, "As you can imagine, everything about doing that play the second time around carried a terrific emotional charge for me...the years of wishing to play it, wishing to have that stature, the years of screwing up my life, and then this great gift, the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, this moment of forgiveness for my transgressions. I thought I would die." Her dream role of Annie Sullivan resulted in an extremely well deserved Emmy Award; the perfect compliment to the Academy Award she received for her earlier performance as Helen. "I have to confess," Duke writes, "the Emmy I won for "The Miracle Worker" is my favorite acting honor.
In the original film, Inga Swenson and Victor Jory give overwrought performances as Helen's parents. Diana Muldair and Charles Seibert are more solid in this version. In contrast to Helen's parents, Annie does not feel any pity for Helen. "Pity? For this tyrant? The whole house turns on her whims," she says.Read more ›
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Very disappointed by sound quality in this one; kept having to rewind to catch what was said. Also disappointed by Melissa Gilbert's acting in this one. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Anonymous shopper
I had seen The Miracle Worker in the 80's when I was a teenager. It's one of those movies that teaches you many moralistic values and inspires you to never give up despite your... Read morePublished 9 days ago by DH-
My favorite version of this story. Arrived exactly on time.The Right Way To Be WrongPublished 18 days ago by Tracy Ball
As a special educator, this movie really hit home. It made me laugh and cry AT THE EXACT SAME TIME. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Amazon Customer
The film was not as good as I remembered, but still an inspiring story!Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
I have always loved this movie when Patty Duke played the part of the little girl. This was done almost exactly as the older black and white version. Very good movie.Published 2 months ago by Julia