Burt Lancaster & Judy Garland take an untouched theme - and make it touching and unforgettable!
Psychologist Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of the Crawthorne State Training Institute, one of the first...
102 min, 104 min (TCM print)
1.66 : 1
School, Mental Retardation, Teaching
Black and White
Melodrama, Message Movie
Teachers and Students, Fighting the System, Mothers and Sons
Bittersweet, Heartwarming, Sentimental, Rousing
Has Detailed Data (New)
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Country Of Origin
A Child Is Waiting is a 1963 American drama film written by Abby Mann based on his 1957 Westinghouse Studio One teleplay of the same name. The film was produced by Stanley Kramer and directed by John Cassavetes. Burt Lancaster portrays the director of a state institution for mentally handicapped and emotionally disturbed children, and Judy Garland is a new teacher who challenges his methods.
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