A Child Is Waiting

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A Child Is Waiting

down syndrome children's home school teaching

A Child Is Waiting

Release Date: February 13, 1963

Year    :   1963
Slogan    :   «Burt Lancaster & Judy Garland take an untouched theme - and make it touching and unforgettable!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Stanley Kramer Productions
Director    :   John Cassavetes
Producers    :   Lynn Stalmaster, Stanley Kramer
Writers    :   Abby Mann
RunTime    :   102 mins.

Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of a state institution for intellectually disabled children. Jean Hansen, a former music teacher anxious to give her life some meaning, joins the staff of the hospital. Jean, who tries to shelter the children with her love, suspiciously regards Clark's stern training methods. She becomes emotionally involved with 12-year-old Reuben Widdicombe, who has been abandoned by his divorced parents.

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