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The Miracle Worker
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The Miracle Worker

14th October 1979
1h 38m
Paul Aaron

The Miracle Worker is a Drama film released on 14th October 1979; Paul Aaron directed the film which stars Patty Duke, Anne Seymour, and Titos Vandis.


The true story of Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, a gripping battle to overcome impossible obstacles and the struggle to communicate. As a young girl, Helen Keller is stricken with scarlet fever. The illness leaves her blind, mute, and deaf. Sealed off from the world, Helen cannot communicate with anyone, nor anyone with her. Often frustrated and desperate, Helen flies into uncontrollable rages and tantrums that terrify her hopeless family. The gifted teacher Annie Sullivan is summoned by the family to help the girl understand the world from which she is isolated, freeing Helen Keller from her internal prison forever. Television remake of the 1962 film which also starred Patty Duke in the role of Helen Keller.

Genres & Themes

Cast (12)

Patty Duke's profile
Patty Duke
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 32
Anne Seymour's profile
Anne Seymour
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 69
Titos Vandis's profile
Titos Vandis
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 61
Diana Muldaur's profile
Diana Muldaur
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 40
Charles Siebert's profile
Charles Siebert
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 40
Melissa Gilbert's profile
Melissa Gilbert
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 14
Hilda Haynes
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 66
Jonathan Gilbert
Age WhileAt Filming ≈ 11

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Production Companies

Half-Pint Productions

The Miracle Worker Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

8% 0-12
8% 13-19
8% 30-39
17% 40-49
25% 60-69
33% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

50% Female
50% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

100% Neutral/Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

100% Unknown

The Miracle Worker FAQ

When was The Miracle Worker released?

The Miracle Worker was released 44 years ago, on Sunday October 14th, 1979.

Is The Miracle Worker on Netflix?

No, The Miracle Worker is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Miracle Worker on Amazon Prime?

No, The Miracle Worker is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Miracle Worker on Disney Plus?

No, The Miracle Worker is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States